Ch 16: Holt McDougal Environmental Science Chapter 16: Mining and Mineral Resources

About This Chapter

The Mining and Mineral Resources chapter of this Holt McDougal Environmental Science Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with mining and mineral resources. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Mining and Mineral Resources textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Mining and Mineral Resources chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the mining and mineral resources topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • To identify and describe minerals
  • Kinds of mining for minerals and their environmental effects
  • The impact of coal mining on the environment
  • Laws regulating mining operations

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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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