Global Mineral Reserves: Sustainability, Economic Implications, and Environmental Effects

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What are mineral reserves?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a way that minerals are economically important to society?

2. Which of the following statements about minerals is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The topic of global mineral reserves is a rather broad one, but this quiz and worksheet will help test your general understanding. Some of the items you will be tested on include descriptions of words such as mineral reserves and sustainable.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Mineral reserves
  • Biomining
  • Sustainable
  • How minerals are important to society

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how minerals play an important part in our society
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as mineral reserves, sustainable, and biomining
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to identify a true statement about minerals

Additional Learning

With the lesson titled Global Mineral Reserves: Sustainability, Economic Implications, and Environmental Effects, you can gather a deeper understanding of how we can do a better job at utilizing the minerals we have access to. In this lesson, you'll learn about:

  • Ways in which scarcity and environmentalism can influence the technology of extracting mineral resources for the better
  • The role that minerals play in our everyday lives
  • How mining, when left unchecked, can cause damage to our environment
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