|Year Level(s)||Years 3-6 Years 7-10|
|Subject Area(s)||Geography Science SOSE Earth & Environmental Science|
|Topic(s)||Environment Mining Rehabilitation|
|Publish Date||2nd Mar 2010|
Experiment with mining using a piece of fruitcake. This is an activity sheet providing instructions for a simulated mining experiment. Students use various tools to remove different fruits, representing different minerals, from a piece of fruit cake, which represents the mine site. They are then required to rehabilitate the ‘mine site’. The sheet includes questions to test student understanding and a teacher guide.
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