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This lesson provides an introduction to the use of coal as an energy source. Topics include the history of coal usage, applications of coal as an energy source, and major suppliers of coal (the United States). There is also discussion of how coal is created, located, and produced, and technologies for burning it more cleanly. The lesson includes a hands-on activity in which students measure the ash content of various types of coal.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
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    • Grade 5
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    • Grade 12

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    Informal Education,Technical Education (Upper Division),Ecology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508144055006T,Environmental science,Technical Education (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-106,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Earth system science,High School,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Higher Education,Social Sciences,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Physical science,General science,Chemistry,Geoscience,NSDL

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    English

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