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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mining

Lesson Description:
  • coal is an energy resource that is mined from the earth.
  • coal is a nonrenewable resource. 
  • some places have more coal than others. 
  • some places have coal that is easier to mine than others. 
  • coal on the surface is easier to mine than coal that is underground.

Lesson Type:
  • Project

Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy
  • Other

GEF Program Category:
  • Green Energy Challenge

Time Needed:
45-minute class period
Materials Needed:
  • 2 different kinds of chocolate chip cookies
  • 2 toothpicks 
  • 2 napkins 
  • 1 piece of paper

School or Group:
The Need Project
Contact Email:
Lesson Documents:
application/pdf CookieMining_PriElem.pdf
Located in: Health

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