Text Copper processing

TLF ID M008854

Find out how copper ore is extracted and turned into copper metal. This is a PowerPoint presentation showing the properties, uses and extraction of copper. It includes details of the mining and processing of copper ore, as well as smelting, converting and refining to produce copper metal. Most slides contain photographs or labelled diagrams. Teachers' notes are included.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Teachers' notes contain background information and some suggestions for discussion topics.
  • Contains explanations of froth flotation, smelting, converting and electrolytic refining, including chemical equations.
  • Can be downloaded in MS PowerPoint format.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science

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  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Queensland Resources Council
  • Organization: Queensland Resources Council
  • Address: QLD
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Oresome Resources
  • Organization: Oresome Resources
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: Queensland
  • URL: http://www.oresomeresources.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Text
Rights
  • © Queensland Resources Council (QRC) 2011 (except where otherwise indicated). You may view, copy, distribute, communicate and adapt this material for non-commercial educational purposes only, provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material and any derivative works to the material.