Phytomining and bioleaching

This lesson will look at alternative methods of extracting copper and why alternative methods are important. We will compare the methods of phytomining and bioleaching.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is another word for finite?

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Q2.Which of the statements below is correct?

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Q3.Why is recycling important?

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Q4.Which of these is not a fossil fuel?

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Q5.How is aluminium extracted from its ore?

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Q6.Which of these are a pollutant produced when fossil fuels are burnt?

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Q7.Which metal is steel made up of?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is another word for finite?

1/7

Q2.Which of the statements below is correct?

2/7

Q3.Why is recycling important?

3/7

Q4.Which of these is not a fossil fuel?

4/7

Q5.How is aluminium extracted from its ore?

5/7

Q6.Which of these are a pollutant produced when fossil fuels are burnt?

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Q7.Which metal is steel made up of?

7/7

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Phytomining and Bioleaching

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and previous lessons.

Q1.Which type of copper ore contains a low percentage of copper?

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Q2.How is copper-rich ore extracted from the ground?

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Q3.What is used to extract copper in phytomining?

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Q4.What is the ash mixed with in phytomining to form a solution?

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Q5.What is used to extract copper in bioleaching?

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Q6.Displacement is used to extract copper from solution. What type of reaction is displacement?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Phytomining and Bioleaching

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and previous lessons.

Q1.Which type of copper ore contains a low percentage of copper?

1/6

Q2.How is copper-rich ore extracted from the ground?

2/6

Q3.What is used to extract copper in phytomining?

3/6

Q4.What is the ash mixed with in phytomining to form a solution?

4/6

Q5.What is used to extract copper in bioleaching?

5/6

Q6.Displacement is used to extract copper from solution. What type of reaction is displacement?

6/6

Lesson summary: Phytomining and bioleaching

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