Move Mining Next GenVote for your favorite Move Mining Next Gen video! Voting open through December 13, 2017.
Weekly Fun Fact: Emerald, a deep green gemstone, is a variety of what mineral?Click for the answer to this week's fun fact!
Earth Science WeekOctober 8-14, 2017, is Earth Science Week (ESW). Sponsored by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), ESW promotes geosciences in the K-12 classroom. This year, MEC’s new “What’s In My Toothpaste?” game, with glossy game board, is part of the ESW Toolkit.
NSTA Fall ConferencesMEC will attend three NSTA area conferences this fall to provide free teaching resources and mineral samples to teachers! The conferences are in Baltimore (October 5-7), Milwaukee (November 9-11), and New Orleans (November 30-December 2).
Mining in Society Merit BadgeFind a wide range of useful resources for the Mining In Society Merit Badge.
MEC NewsIt's time to vote on the Move Mining Next Gen video entries, and teachers received 1,000 free rock and mineral kits at the National Science Teachers Association area conference in Milwaukee.
Careers in MiningThere are hundreds of careers related to mining, from accountant to mining engineer to welder. Careers in mining offer the opportunity for world travel, good income and the chance to make a difference.
Newmont MiningThe MEC would like to thank Newmont Mining Corporation for their generous contributions. A leader in the gold mining industry, Newmont is a continuing supporter of mining and minerals K-12 education.