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Unit 6: Mining, Society, and Decision Making part of Humans Dependence on Earths Mineral Resources
In this unit, students explore a specific mineral resource (either phosphorus or gold) in depth, investigating the costs and benefits of mining, processing, and use. This unit builds on concepts from previous ...
Activity 1.3 - Economic Development and Resource Use part of Humans Dependence on Earths Mineral Resources
This short activity (10--15 minutes) for Unit 1 introduces students to the general relationship between economic development and resource use, and, particularly with the follow-up homework, the relationship among ...
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Concept Maps part of Humans Dependence on Earths Mineral Resources
Concept maps are a way for students to illustrate the structure of their knowledge. They are useful both as tools of learning and as assessments, and especially as formative assessments. Concept maps consist of ...
Instructor Materials: Overview of the Earth's Mineral Resources Module part of Humans Dependence on Earths Mineral Resources
Module Goal: Explain how and why managing mineral resources is a global challenge that depends both on geological (mineral-forming) processes and non-geological factors with various impacts on the environment and ...
Eastern Section, Geoscience Education Research Division
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