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Links last updated 2017-09-11 12:57:17.

American Coal Foundation
http://teachcoal.org/
Includes a teacher store. You can get free samples of coal. There are lesson plans.
Centralia Mine Fire Analysis
http://www.offroaders.com/album/centralia/study/ESL201Paper.htm
Centralia PA - Underground Mine Fires burning...
http://www.offroaders.com/album/centralia/centralia.htm
Field Trip: COAL MINE
http://www.ket.org/Trips/Coal/index.html
Mountaintop Removal -- NASA Earth Observatory
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Study/MountaintopRemoval/
NASA's Earth Observatory hosts this article about mountaintop removal, with photos from space showing how visibly significant this process is. The article explains the dynamic state of regulatory affairs surrounding coal mining in Appalachia.
National Energy Technology Lab--education resources
http://www.netl.doe.gov/education/teachers.html
This lab is mainly concerned with technologies to mitigate problems in the coal industry.
Tours, lessons, links to related sites, sponsorship of science fairs and the DOE Science Bowl, a student science competition.
Note that NETL's Excellence in Science Education Award went to the same teacher for the first four years the award has been given.
ONTA--Hydrocarbon Samples
http://onta.com
Based in Toronto, this organization offers kits of oil and coal-bearing rocks for educational purposes.
US DOE Office of Fossil Energy
http://www.fossil.energy.gov/
Oversees fossil energy research and information.