Gahlin, Kate Larson, lauren-3rd hr

coal energy


1. It is found under rocks and dirt in the Earth.

2. Giant plants died in swamps over millions of years, they were buried under dirt and water. All of that compressed the materials and formed coal.

3. It is mainly used for heat and electricity.

4. The U.S.A produces about one billion tons of coal annually.

5. May soon be used for communications and transportation.

*train using coal to move. Picture on right.


How is Coal Formed? | Mocomi Kids
this is a example of how people get coal and how it is formed.

Gahlin, Kate Larson, Lauren