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
The following mornings are full:
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Monday, June 17, 2013
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Friday, June 21, 2013
Monday, June 24, 2013
This lesson is full
on the following date(s):
Wed, June 19 2013
Mon, June 24 2013
from Mon, July 01 2013 to Mon, September 02 2013