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158-Steel Slag $8.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
A piece of blast furnace iron ore slag, or steel slag, may be fresh or weathered

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
To introduce slag, the blast furnace, and the iron smelting process
To introduce the differences between iron ore slag and steel slag
To compare slag with volcanic lava
To introduce the use of steel slag for pavement where skid resistance is important
To provide the opportunity to talk about how the mining industry is preventing environmental damage by utilizing by-products
To discuss other uses for a material like slag

GRADES 5-8
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Rock Detective Geoscience Education
395 Deer Run Drive
Nellysford , VA 96080

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