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Patrons learn about mining processes by excavating different types of bird seed and evaluating the assigned dollar value and environmental costs

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Hints for uses in your library Not only does this activity explore Earth Science, but it is a great way to incorporate mathematics in a fun and relatable way!
Related Links American Geosciences Institute
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Originating Source Earth Science Week
Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Brian Hagberg
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Earth Science Rocks: Minerals by Chris Bowman
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Birdseed Mining

Birdseed Mining

Patrons learn about mining processes by excavating different types of bird seed and evaluating the assigned dollar value and environmental costs