Lessons and Activities


Teachers: Meet your curriculum objectives with this selection of hands-on, content-oriented lesson plans.

Reclamation and Environment Lesson Plans
How a Coal Mine Turns into a Working Farm
Building Nests
Keep It Clean

Coal Kit Lesson Plans
Please note that these lessons require coal samples. 
Field Testing Coal Samples
Identifying Different Types of Coal
Coal Washing

Career Lesson Plans
Coal, Careers and You

Electricity Lesson Plans
How Coal Turns into Electricity
How Much Electricity Do We Use?

Coal Basics Lesson Plans
How Coal Is Formed


Be sure to see other coal-related ACF Lesson Plans covering a wide range of subject areas and grade levels.