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CURRICULUM AND INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES

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Careers in Mining & Minerals

Mine Staffing International Infographics

Explore careers – People for the Future

Professional Development and Resources

All About Mining (CO School of Mines/CMAEF)
Arizona Mineral Education
Dig Into Mining (Freeport-McMoRan & Discovery Education)
National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA)

General Information

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
AGI Earth Science Week
AGI Earth Science Week classroom activities
Big Kid Science
Caterpillar Education
Department of the Interior/Office of Surface Mining (Reclamation Report)
Engineer Girl
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (mining)

Geological Society of America (GSA)
Geology.com
Mining IQ: The Weird and Wonderful World of Mining
Michigan Tech Earth Science Institute
Mining USA
NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS)
National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA)
National Mining Association – Minerals Make Life
National Science Foundation Classroom Resources
Nevada Mineral Education
Ontario Mining Association
Smithsonian Education
United States Bureau of Land Management
United States Geological Survey
Women in Mining
W
omen in STEM

Earth Science

Earth Guide
Earth2Class curriculum and teaching tips
Elements
Resources for Earth Sciences and Geography Instruction

Individual Rocks, Minerals, and Elements

minedat.org

Aggregates

www.aggman.com/category/articles/departments/carved-in-stone/
http://www.indmaa.org/resources/community_education.aspx

Barite

www.ima-na.org/?page=what_is_barite

Bauxite

http://geology.com/minerals/bauxite.shtml

Biotite Gneiss

http://hubpages.com/education/Types-of-Rocks-Its-Cycles-and-Classifications

Clay

The Clay Minerals Society (K – 12 teacher/education resources)

Coal

www.coaleducation.org
www.worldcoal.org/resources/coal-statistics/coal-matters
http://teachcoal.org/

Copper

ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center (Copper)
Copper Development Association

Phosphate Ore

http://baysoundings.com/the-real-cost-of-fertilizer/

Talc

www.imerystalc.com

Energy

Institute for Energy Research
National Energy Education Development
National Energy Foundation

Mining Health and Safety

Mine Safety and Health Administration
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
United States Environmental Protection Agency

TED.com

How I built a toaster – from scratch


DICTIONARIES OF MINING AND MINERAL TERMS


EduMine
Hacettepe University
LibraryMine
The Northern Miner
Great Mining


MINING SCHOOLS


Many Universities and Colleges have programs for mining, metallurgy and other mineral-related sciences. Use any search engine (Google, Yahoo, etc) to search for mining schools in your local area. The Mining & Metallurgical Society of America provides a few listings to get you started. Visit MEC’s Careers Page to learn more about careers in mining.


MUSEUMS


Many museums are dedicated to mining and minerals. Use any search engine (Google, Yahoo, etc) to search for mining museums in your local area. Below are a few examples.
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum
Smithsonian: The Dynamic Earth
Western Museum of Mining & Industry, Colorado Spring, CO


STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEYS


Visit the Association of American State Geologists to find your state’s geological survey.