Do you know that you can find metal all around you? Metal could be found inside the walls of buildings, automobiles even in the desk you are setting at in the classroom. Metal is made from a mineral called Ore.
1.) Where are metal ore found ? Click here
2.) Could you name the other type of useful metals? Click here
3.) Why is mining for metal so harmful for the environment? Click here
Almost all metal is recyclable. Metal is a reusable resource, no matter what shape it is in, it can be recycled over and over again. Some metals are so valuable that the recycling center will pay you to bring it in. Recycling one aluminum can save enough energy to power a television for 3 whole hours!
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Click here for a fun activity that the you and your classmates can do with the help of a teacher or parent.