ACF Digital Library

Bring the diverse, modern world of the coal industry to life for your students with these brand new (and completely free!) digital publications.

All About Coal Activity Book (Grades K-3)
Coal: Powering Modern Society (Grades 6-12)
Sourcebook for STEM Careers in Coal (Grades 9-12)

All About Coal Activity Book (Grades K-3)
An activities guide and coloring book packed with a wealth of illustrations, coal facts, and short quizzes to help your students understand how this abundant natural resource is formed, mined, and utilized to address our energy needs.
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Coal: Powering Modern Society (Grades 6-12)
Engage your science or social studies classrooms in tracing the fascinating history of coal, from its formation 400 million years ago to the present role it plays as a vital resource helping us meet our energy needs.
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Sourcebook for STEM Careers in Coal (Grades 9-12)
The need for workers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields is growing rapidly, and the coal industry offers an exciting range of career opportunities in these fields.
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