Everything is Made of Something: A Study of the Earth

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Description: A curricula geared towards teaching students an understanding of natural resources, highlighting where they come from, how they're processed and what types of finished products and goods they can be found in. Includes classroom activities.
Author/Producer: Mineral Information Institute
Topic Areas Covered: Natural resources, forest products, minerals, metals, mining, global economy, recycling, land use, geology
Resource Type: Curricula
For Grade Levels: K-12
Publication Date: 2010
Length: 54 pages
Cost: Free
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
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Geographic Location: Global
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Author/Producer Contact: Mineral Information Institute (now Minerals Education Coalition)
Address: 12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112-4167
Phone: (303) 948-4200

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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