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Mining Word Wall Vocabulary

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23 pages (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: 3 - 6

Sixty-seven mining related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

Print out these Mining Word Wall Vocabulary cards and cut them along the line. Stick them up around your room to immerse your students in the content specific vocabulary.

Words include:

mining, coal, gold, oil, crude oil, oil plant, oil refinery, open cut mine, underground mining, acid drainage control, backfilled, bad waste, benches, blasting, buffer zone, capping, capping material, chemical composition, classification, clean runoff, contaminated, crushed ore, crushing plant, crust material, dangerous materials, decommissioning, deep diamond drilling, density, directional drilling, disposal, drainage, drilling equipment, drill rig, earthworks, environmental impact, Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Environmental Management Plan (EMP), environmental protection, erosion, excavate, excavation equipment, exploration, Feasibility study, field work, Gas plant, geological layers, geology, hazardous wastes disposal, horizontal drilling, infrastructure, land restoration, landslides, mill, miner, Natural Gas, petroleum, post mine rehabilitation, Processing Plant, quarry, refined, sedimentary basins, shaft, strip mining, stripping, surface treatment, test drilling and waste management.

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Mining Vocabulary

mining coal gold
oil crude oil oil plant
oil refinery open cut mine underground mining
acid drainage control backfilled bad waste
benches blasting buffer zone
capping capping material chemical composition
classification clean runoff contaminated
crushed ore crushing plant crust material
dangerous materials decommissioning deep diamond drilling
density directional drilling disposal
drainage drilling equipment drill rig
earthworks environmental impact environmental protection
erosion excavate excavation equipment
exploration Feasibility study field work
Gas plant geological layers geology
hazardous wastes disposal horizontal drilling infrastructure
land restoration landslides mill
miner Natural Gas petroleum
post mine rehabilitation Processing Plant quarry
refined sedimentary basins shaft
strip mining stripping surface treatment
test drilling waste management
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