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