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Coal

Topic: Coal
Primary Energy Infobook     


Elementary Energy Infobook     
Intermediate Energy Infobook     
Secondary Energy Infobook     

Energy Infobooks are the resource for many NEED activities and include an introduction to energy, information on major sources of energy, new technologies, energy conservation, electricity, climate  change,  and  other  energy  information. They are available on four reading levels and are revised and updated annually.

   Energy EfficiencyClimate Change
 

  
 

All About Coal  (e-publication)      Cool Coal Story Props (pdf)   The Tale of Fern Fossil (Ppt)
Hands-on, multi-disciplinary activities that introduce primary and elementary students to the formation of coal, the coal mining process, reclamation of lands, and the uses of coal.

Creative Arts



Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage  (e-publication)

This guide incorporates informational text and hands-on explorations  to  teach  students  about  the  properties  of carbon dioxide. Students also explore existing and developing technologies that allow carbon to be captured from stationary sources, utilized for production, or stored in geologic formations.





Exploring Coal  (e-publication)

A multi-disciplinary unit that addresses the science behind coal and how it is used for energy and industry. Hands-on, critical thinking, and laboratory excercises expose secondary students to coal formation, coal mining, reclamation of lands, uses of coal, electricity generation, and the advantages and disadvantges of utilizing coal.

SecondaryMathSocial StudiesCareersPublic Speaking




This Mine of Mine (e-publication)

This hands-on activity, developed by the Ohio Energy Project, allows students to explore the formation, geology, recovery, and uses of coal, as well as reclamation of mine sites.

  Technology
 


Understanding Coal (e-publication)      Cool Coal Story Props (pdf)

Hands-on, critical thinking activities that introduce intermediate students to the formation of coal, the coal mining process, reclamation of lands, uses of coal, electricity generation, and advantages and disadvantges of utilizing coal.

Careers
 


 

Awesome Extras

Additional activities and materials related to energy sources can be found on the Awesome Extras page!