Out of the Earth! Minerals, Fossil Fuels, and Human Systems (Lab/Exhibit Combo Lesson)
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This hands on lab and gallery lesson investigates the interaction of human systems with the natural resources of the Earth’s crust. What impact does their extraction have on the environment? How do we use these materials in everyday life? Case studies include the Athabasca Tar Sands, the diamond mines of the Northwest Territories, and Ontario’s industrial rock.
Curriculum Links: identify the role of government in managing resources and protecting the environment; assess the value of Canada’s key natural resources; evaluate differing viewpoints on the benefits and disadvantages of Canadian megaprojects
Maximum 140 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time.
Not available before 10:00 a.m.
Availability subject to change.
The following afternoons are full:
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The following mornings are full:
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Friday, December 6, 2013
Monday, December 9, 2013
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Friday, December 13, 2013
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Thursday, May 14, 2014
This lesson is full
on the following date(s):
from Mon, December 23 2013 to Fri, January 03 2014
Wed, December 25 2013
Mon, February 17 2014
from Mon, March 10 2014 to Fri, March 14 2014
from Fri, April 18 2014 to Mon, April 21 2014
Mon, May 19 2014
from Tue, July 01 2014 to Mon, September 01 2014