MEC strives to create an enlightened public who understand the importance of mining and minerals in everyday life.
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!
SME Outreach ResourcesImproving the public perception of mining is essential to the future of our industry. You can help the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and the Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) spread the word about the importance of mined minerals in everyday life.
Mining in Society Merit BadgeThe launch of the Mining In Society Merit Badge was a grand success! Now help us continue to support the merit badge.
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.
MEC EventsPart of the Minerals Education Coalition’s mission is to inform and educate the general public about the importance of mining in their everyday lives. MEC staff and volunteers will be staffing the following events.
Earth Science WeekEarth Science Week (ESW) promotes geosciences in the K-12 classroom and is sponsored by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). In support of this year’s theme - “Our Geoheritage” - MEC is providing “Money and Mining” educational activities to the ESW Toolkit and website.