In this activity students are assigned occupations that rely on specific minerals. To obtain the minerals they need, each student must trade a service or mineral to another worker. Teachers can show students real-world applications of Earth science using this bartering activity and writing assignment. The author includes detailed occupation description sheets and a mineral chart to minimize set-up time.
Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2002Stock # ss02_025_04_28Volume 025Issue 04