Welcome: Rocks & Minerals: How We Use Them & How We Get To Them
Description: This is a guided internet search to learn more about what rocks and minerals we use in our lives everyday, some basic information about mining, and what effects mining has on 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?
Grade Level: 3-5
Keywords: Rocks, Minerals, Mining, Effects of Mining
Author(s): Alyssa Manning