Processing and Delivering Rock Blasted at a Quarry
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: New February 2023! Go to a rock quarry and see how blasted rock is moved to a crushing facility, crushed, and then delivered to customers.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Infrastructure-41**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video in conjunction with student study of community and businesses to see a rock quarry in operation.
  • Prior to viewing the video, have students brainstorm how they think bags of rock that they see at the local hardware store actually get there. Where does that rock come from?


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.