Out of the Earth! Minerals, Fossil Fuels, and Human Systems

Out of the Earth! Minerals, Fossil Fuels, and Human Systems

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: analyse impacts of resource policy, resource management, and consumer choices on resource sustainabilitiy, assess the influence of personal choice and community actions on the use of natural resources, identify the natural resources needed to produce and distribute a product that is used in everyday lives of people in Canada

 

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Maximum 140 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time.

Not available before 10:00 a.m.

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Daily Schedule
Day From   To
Monday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
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Monday   February 15, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   February 17, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   February 19, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   February 22, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   February 23, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Wednesday   February 24, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Thursday   February 25, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   February 26, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   February 29, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Tuesday   March 1, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Wednesday   March 2, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Thursday   March 3, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   March 4, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Monday   March 7, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Tuesday   March 8, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   March 9, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Thursday   March 10, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Monday   March 14, 2016   12:00 am  -  Friday, March 18, 2016 11:59 pm [range]
Tuesday   March 22, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   March 25, 2016   12:00 am  -  Monday, March 28, 2016 11:59 pm [range]
Tuesday   March 29, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Wednesday   March 30, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Thursday   March 31, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   April 1, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Tuesday   April 5, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Thursday   April 7, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   April 8, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Tuesday   April 12, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Wednesday   April 13, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Thursday   April 14, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   April 15, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   April 21, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   April 22, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Tuesday   April 26, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Thursday   May 19, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Monday   May 23, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   May 26, 2016   10:00 am  -  12:30 pm  
Friday   June 10, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16.00 /person
Tax Exempt : $16.00

1 adult free
per 15 students


Activity Type : Combined program (Tour & Lab)
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Geography Min / Max : 15 / 140 students + adults


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