Type:

Video

Description:

In this video Paul Andersen explains how mining is used to extract valuable minerals from the Earth\'s crust. Surface and subsurface mining are used to extract ore which is then processed. A discussion of ecosystem impacts and legislation is also included.

Subjects:

  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Geology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

minerals, ore, formation, distribution, subsurface mines, strip mining, placer mining, biodiversity, open pit mining, General Mining Act, contamination, mining impacts

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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Curriki Rating
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3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2016-11-30.

Component Ratings:


Standards Alignment: 3
Subject Matter: 3
Deeper Learning: 3

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