Compare and contrast the value of mining for natural resources with its potential effects on the environment using this fun and simple activity. Students consider the importance of rocks and minerals in our daily lives, the resources mining provides, and the environmental impact mining can have on plant and animal habitats.
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Chip Mining | Geology Theme | Scripted Afterschool Activity
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