The Copper Conundrum

Unit 16: End of Year Lessons: Geology and Natural Resources
Lesson 5 of 5

Objective: Students will be introduced to the complexity of natural resource uses through the example of copper mining and use.

Big Idea: Extraction of mineral resources that we ALL use in our everyday lives causes changes to the habitat of many animals as well as other complications.

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Science, Geology, natural resources
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