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Resource Depletion

This lesson plan from ATEEC will instruct students on resource management practices. The activity would be most appropriate for environmental biology or general science classes. The purpose of the lesson is to teach the cost effectiveness of mining and the disposal of mined materials. Students 'mine' a shoebox of birdseed to collect bbs. Penalties are assessed for environmental damage. The lesson plan is available for download as a PDF; users must create a free, quick login with ATEEC to access the materials.

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