Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining - The Story of Copper
Freeport - McMoRan

Dig Into Mining – The Story of Copper is an interactive educational program for students grades 6-12 that uncovers the use of metals such as copper in our everyday life, and provides students a deeper understanding of today’s hard rock mining industry.

Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining - Mineral Mixtures and Mining
Freeport - McMoRan

In this activity students will plan and carry out an investigation to separate out several items that were mixed together back to their original pure substances.

Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining - Economic Feasibility Study
Freeport - McMoRan

In this activity, students will analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world problems.

Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining - Patterns of Natural Resources
Freeport - McMoRan

In this activity, students will investigate the distribution and patterns of natural mineral resources and draw conclusions about where copper bearing minerals are found around the world.

Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining: - Aim to Reclaim Virtual Lab
Freeport - McMoRan

In this virtual simulation, students will explore the reclamation process to discover how land is restored for a sustainable future.

Studies Weekly: This is the Place Historical Park - Gold Mining
Studies Weekly

Learn about gold mining in this virtual field trip the This is the Place Historical site.

California Academy of Sciences: Fossil Fuels - Chocolate Chip Mining
California Academy of Sciences

The problems with using fossil fuels starts with extraction. In this activity, students “mine” chocolate chips out of cookies to demonstrate the effects mining can have on habitats.