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Title: Coal Power...How Does it Work?
Description: Learn about coal power plants, and the detrimental effects these plants have on worker’s health and the environment.  
Key Words: coal power, electricity, hazards of coal 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 
 Coal Power DLC.doc

Teacher's Request: I need an activity on the burning of coal for electricity production. It should cover things such as the effects of its emissions on the environment and the people living near the plants.


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