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Cookie Mining

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students simulate coal mining with chocolate chip cookies and toothpicks. They investigate the costs associated with mining coal.
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Mining Riches

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research and map how various mining ventures have changed local geographies and populations. First they read the article provided--Examining the Environmental and Social Impact of the Mining Industry.
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the development of the textile industry in Great Britain. They link the rapid growth in both the textile industry and in coal mining in Great Britain. Students connect the process of industrialization to the expansion of...
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The Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Contrasting between the "Haves" and the "Have-Nots" of 18th-19th century Europe, this presentation explores the social and technological implications of the Industrial Revolution. Inventions, social trends, and scientific breakthroughs...
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Coal Mine Industrial Picture Analysis

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars observe coal mine pictures. In this US history activity, students analyze the pictures realizing that history is shown in pictures and then write a newspaper article about life in a coal town using the pictures as sources...
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Mining in Texas

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this mining and nonrenewable resources worksheet, students read about mining in Texas and simulate the extraction of nonrenewable minerals. They use cookies and their components to represent the minerals they will mine and they answer...
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The Abandoned Mine

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The focus of this activity is to consider whether or not abandoned mines should be used as landfills for our garbage. You are given the option to implement this activity as a class debate or a technology design presentation. Half of this...
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Extractive Industries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a chance for environmental studies classes to take a critical look at crises occurring around the globe by reading articles and viewing video clips. The human activities under scrutiny are the extraction of oil, logging, and...
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History of Coal in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine a timeline of coal mining in the US and research how the policies of coal dependent companies have changes over the last 50 years.
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Lord Shaftesbury

For Teachers 7th - 8th
One of the negative effects of the Industrial Revolution was the advent of child labor. Discover the good deeds and law making powers held by Lord Shaftesbury. Each slide describes his life and his contributions to child welfare,...
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Africa: Economics And Change

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the gold-mining industry in Africa. In this geography skills instructional activity, students watch "Africa: Economics and Change," investigate the challenges of working in mines, research attributes and production of...
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Radio Program #9: The Millfield Mine Disaster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret the experience of the Millfield Mine Disaster and its storytellers. They debate whether the non-union status of Mine #6 was a factor. Students interview community members who have worked in the mining industry.
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Mine Over Matter

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the January 2006 Sago, West Virginia coal mining accident. They research coal mining in the U.S. and use their data to illustrate posters.
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Cookie Mining

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study what mining is and the environmental of mining is. They examine what ore is, complete a mining exercise, and look at environmental law as it relates to mining.
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Alabama's New South Era

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The industrialization and urbanization of Alabama during the New South era (1865-1914) is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use primary source documents to examine the impact of industrialization on Alabama workers and...
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The Plight of Women's Work in the Early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about, discuss, and answer questions regarding the various jobs women performed in the early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales.
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Your Land is My Land: A Look at Bootleg Coal Mining During the Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the extreme conditions of unemployment during the Great Depression.  In this multiple perspectives lesson, students analyze photographs of coal mining, research and adopt the perspective of a person affected by...
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Working Conditions in the Industrial Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine working conditions during the Industrial boom. In this Industrialization lesson, students analyze primary sources in order to chart the responsibilities of workers in industrial jobs.
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Build and Engineer an Underground Mine

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners answer questions on a worksheet about mineral processing, iron fillings, and how to safely manage the left over material after separated. This is really not a lesson plan, just a worksheet that is filled out following the making...
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INDUSTRY Comprehension Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this industrialization instructional activity, students respond to 10 short answer questions regarding industrialization that feature the letters of the word "industry" as mnemonic hooks.
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Edible Coal Mining

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore the concept of bituminous coal and the role it plays within our world.  For this economic and earth science lesson, young scholars discover and model the extraction methods with hands-on activities.  Learners also...
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Mine the Work of Franz Kline

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students investigate the artistic style of Franz Kline, the abstract artist, and create their own painting based on his industrial expressionist style. They examine the influence of his early years growing up near a coal mine in...
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Miners of the Prairie: The Days of Shaft Mining in Northern Illinois

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the life and times of a coal miner in Illinois through the analysis of primary source documents and images.
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Mining and Safety in Illinois

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils answer questions that are related to factors that determine the type of mining used? They are able to answer questions after reading the assignment. Some questions that are asked: Briefly describes the steps of surface mining. ...

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