Is Mining in Canada Worth it?
STEP 1: SELECT a MINERAL
Select a mineral to research in Canada. These are the most popular minerals, but there are others you can select. You may not select a gemstone such as amethyst or Jade. You must select a mineral that is mined in Canada.
Click here to see a list of minerals found in Canada
Select a mineral.
STEP 2. FIND A MINE
Find a mine in Canada using the ATLAS of CANADA - MINERAL and MINES
Once you have found a mine, make a note of the name, location and the type of mine (called Facility)
STEP 3. USES
Research the USES of your mineral, using World Book Online Encyclopedia login: Havergal460 pw:ellenknox
STEP 4: RESEARCH BENEFITS of YOUR MINERAL and MINING
Research some of the advantages (benefits) of your mineral and mines in general to people and society
Benefits: Canadian Mining Facts
Benefits: Mining in Alaska
Benefits: Minerals and the economy
STEP 5: RESEARCH DISADVANTAGES of MINING
Research some of the disdvantages (benefits) of mining in general to people and society
Drawbacks: Minas Gerais Brazil
Drawbacks: Environmental Impact of Mining
Drawbacks: Underground mines
STEP 6: Form an OPINION
STEP 7: Record and submit your OPINION by clicking the black button below
Please enter your name and class. (eg. Susie G 4M)