MEC strives to create an enlightened public who understand the importance of mining and minerals in everyday life.
Move Mining Next GenBe sure to enter by November 1st!
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 NewsThe exciting new Move Mining Next Gen competition and an award for the Boy Scout Mining in Society merit badge are in the MEC News.
What can MEC offer your local SME Section?Find out about materials, outreach ideas, funding and recognition opportunities from MEC in this presentation. Watch it yourself and show it to your SME Section or SME Student Chapter.
SME Members – Get Involved!Education about minerals and mining is crucial to the future of the mining industry. Use these resources to explain the importance of mined minerals in everyday life to members of your local community.
Other Great ResourcesHere you will find a list of Curriculum and Informational resources. This list in no way implies ownership, partnership, endorsement or any other relationship. We just think these are some sites you may find helpful!
Reports & PublicationsA listing or reports and publications from a variety of sources.
Presentation ResourcesMEC is based out of Englewood, CO. Our staff is limited to regional or national outreach. If you are interested in a presentation for your school or educational group, please refer to the below resources.