|Year Level(s)||Years 7-10 Years 11-12|
|Subject Area(s)||Science General Science Chemistry Earth & Environmental Science|
|Topic(s)||Mining Rocks & Minerals Minerals Processing Smelting & Refining|
|Publish Date||2nd Mar 2010|
Different processing methods are used by mining companies to separate out valuable minerals from other unwanted waste minerals. This experiment demonstrates how froth flotation uses special chemicals and air bubbles to float unwanted minerals away.