Rocks & Minerals: How We Use Them & How We Get To Them



You will be putting on your research cap and undergoing a guided internet search to find out the answers to the questions found on your WebQuest worksheet.You will discover the minerals and rocks that you use or come into contact with every day. You will learn about how minerals and rocks are taken out of the ground, the different types of mining techniques, and how mining affects our environment and ourselves.

At the conclusion of this WebQuest, you will make a poster responding the following prompt: A mining company has found a precious mineral next to your school and want to start mining. What are the positive and negative effects of having a mine site next to your school, and would you allow the mining company to open a mine next to your school?


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