coal and the role it plays in our everyday lives.
CDROM has everything for both the teacher and the
Information and materials which will give a good
and clear understanding of energy production using
coal, and its relationship to the environment
up to date with technologies used in the industry
to make coal a cleaner power source.
program is divided into 5 main sections:
In focus: Is conveniently divided into 4 subsections:
Coal Formation; The Coal Process; Coal in Society
and Coal and the Environment. Each subsection is a
rich interactive presentation using text, graphs,
tables and images. Students are quizzed as they go
Infobase: The Coal Infobase is a wide collection
of all material used in the Coal in Focus section
plus additional material including Web links. Use
it for research and create your own reports / presentations.
Tour: Take a virtual tour of the Collie coal field!
Go where very few have a chance to visit and see what
games: These games will test your skills and abilities!
Contains - Build your own coal mine; Build your own
power station; Build your own community and Rehabilitate
a mine site.
Resources: The teachers' resources section contains:
matrix with all the national profiles and outcome
statements; 10 learning tasks for students, ready
detailed presentation ready for use by the teacher;
detailed PDF file on Greenhouse Gas issues;
on the use of the materials - Accessible by the teacher