Minerals (Mineralogy)


Australia's Mineral Resources

This online resource is a Flash-based interactive that allows students to explore Australia's mineral wealth by tracing the origins and distribution of the country's extensive mineral resources.

The interactive examines the exploration process and explores different mining methods and the processing of ores. Environmental issues relating to the management and rehabilitation of mine sites and the range of uses for minerals in everyday life are also investigated.

Earth Science Western Australia

This online resource has been created to support the teaching of earth science in Australian schools.

The Earth Science Western Australia (ESWA) website is easy to use and the PDF resources are free to download. They include full lesson plans, teacher support notes, answers, activities and links to other great ESS resources.

The role of ESWA is to support the teaching of earth science by developing teaching and learning resources, providing professional development for teachers and also presenting at schools and assisting with field experiences for students.

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