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The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the science of applied geophysics and the education of geophysicists. SEG, founded in 1930, fosters the expert and ethical practice of geophysics in the exploration and development of natural resources, in...
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The Indiana Coal Council (ICC) is a trade association for the coal industry in Indiana. The not-for-profit corporation was formed to foster, promote and defenc the interests of Indiana's coal producers, coal reserve holders, and other business entities related to the coal industry. The Indiana Coal...
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The American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR) has evolved from a small West Virginia advisory council, which began in 1973. The focus is to include a broad spectrum of interests since the technology needed to protect, reestablish, or enhance the surface resources of the land is not...
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The National Energy Foundation (NEF) is a unique 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the development, dissemination and implementation of supplementary educational materials and programs. NEF resources for education relate primarily to energy, water, natural resources, science,...
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Published in 2014
Renewable resources are natural resources that naturally replenish themselves, such as fish and trees. Humans can use renewable resources again and again if we manage them properly. But if we don't give these resources an opportunity to reproduce, we can exhaust them quickly, especially as our...
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Academy On the Go (outreach to schools); fairs and festivals; family programs; Location: Philadelphia, PA
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The Illinois Coal Association (ICA) is the professional trade organization responsible for the promotion of Illinois coal, a natural resource found in great abundance in Illinois. To carry our its mission, the Springfield-based Association represents the coal industry i nthe state in governmental...
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The Alaska Centers support the appropriate use and enjoyment of Alaska's public lands and resources for information, trip-planning assistance, and resource education. The Alaska Centers are a system of information and education centers that help provide visitors and residents with meaningful, safe,...
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Dig Into Mining , The Story of Copper is an interactive educational program for students grades 6-8 that uncovers the use of metals such as copper in our everyday life, and provides students a deeper understanding of today's hard rock mining industry. The initiative equips educators, students and...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Published in 2010
Soils are critical for many aspects of our daily life. They provide food such as grains, vegetables, and animal feed. They provide fiber for clothing, as in cotton, flax-linen, and hemp. And they provide shelter materials like wood and brick. But did you realize that soils also are an important part...
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The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils.
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The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)'s mission is to conserve and sustain Pennsylvania's natural resources for present and future generations' enjoyment.
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The Kentucky Coal Association's membership represents both Eastern and Western Kentucky operations that mine coal through surface and underground methods. This diversity helps KCA build a consensus approach in problem solving and dealing with the complex issues facing our industry.
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Rock and Mineral kits, maps, fact sheets, classroom materials; Location: Columbia, SC
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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"Natural gas consists mainly of a single organic compound called methane. Methane is composed of one carbon and four hydrogen atoms (CH4). Natural gas is both colorless and odorless. Natural gas is a fossil fuel, like petroleum, and often occurs in the same reservoir. It is typically found...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Located in Charleston, W.Va., the West Virginia Coal Association is a trade association representing more than 90 percent of the state's underground and surface coal mine production. Its purpose is to have a unified voice representing the state's coal industry as well as increase emphasis on coal as...
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The Montana Coal Council is a nonprofit industry association whose membership includes all major coal mine operators, holders of Montana coal reserves, those who ship the coal, utilities who use the coal, and numerous suppliers and businesses directly and indirectly involved in the coal industry.
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The National Mining Association (NMA)'s mission is to build support for public policies that will help Americans fully and responsibly benefit from our abundant domestic coal and mineral resources. Our objective is to engage in and influence the public process on the most significant and timely...
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for an Environmental Economist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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How can resource managers and concerned public groups repair coastal resources damaged by human activity or natural events? In this activity, students will be able to give at least three examples or natural events and human activities that injure coastal resources. Students will be able to describe...
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