DECEMBER 4 – 6, 2014

MEC exhibits at the 2014 Long Beach  National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference

– Long Beach, CA

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed free educational resources to science educators. Rock kits were handed out to attendees.

The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show.

If you missed us in 2014, MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2015 NSTA Area Conference in Reno, NV; Philadelphia, PA and Kansas City, MO. Click here for more information.

NOVEMBER 6 – 8, 2014

MEC exhibits at the 2014 Orlando National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference

– Orlando, FL

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The Florida SME Section and MEC staff distributed free educational resources to science educators. Rock kits were handed out to attendees.

The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show.

If you missed us in 2014, MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2015 NSTA Area Conference in Reno, NV; Philadelphia, PA and Kansas City, MO. Click here for more information.

OCTOBER 12 – 14, 2014

MEC exhibits at the 2014Richmond National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference

– Richmond, VA

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MEC staff and SME members distributed free educational resources to science educators. Rock kits were handed out to attendees.

The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show.

If you missed us in 2014, MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2015 NSTA Area Conference in Reno, NV; Philadelphia, PA and Kansas City, MO. Click here for more information.

JUNE 27, 2014

MEC exhibits at the CO Energy Expo

-Denver, CO

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to the attendees.

APRIL 25 – 27, 2014

 

MEC exhibits at the USA Science & Engineering Festival

– Washington, DC

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MEC staff, SME members and volunteers exhibit at this event, attended by more than 325,000 of the general public. Booth attendees tried on Personal Protection Equipment, tried mineral conductivity experiments and received educational resources.

FEBRUARY 23 – 26, 2014

MEC exhibits at the SME Annual Meeting

– Salt Lake City, UT

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MEC staff provided updates on our accomplishments and future projects through meetings, presentations and an exhibit booth.

DECEMBER 12 – 14, 2013

MEC exhibits at the 2013 Denver National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference

– Denver, CO

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The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show.

If you missed us in Denver, MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2014 NSTA Area Conferences in Richmond, VA; Orlando, FL; and Long Beach, CA. Click here for more information. Click here to purchase a rock kit from our online store.

DECEMBER 2 – 6, 2013

 

MEC exhibits at the Northwest Mining Association Conference

– Sparks, NV

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to the attendees.

NOVEMBER 14 – 16, 2013

 

MEC exhibits at the 2013 Charlotte National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference

– Charlotte, NC

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to science educators. Rock kits were handed out to attendees.

The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show. Click here to purchase a rock kit from our online store.

If you missed us in Charlotte, MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2013 NSTA Area Conference in Denver, CO and 2014 NSTA area conferences in Richmond, VA; Orlando, FL; and Long Beach, CA. Click here for more information.

OCTOBER 27 – 30, 2013

MEC and SME exhibit at the GSA Annual Meeting

– Denver Convention Center, CO

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MEC and SME staff talked with geologists about the benefits of being a SME member, including free educational resources from MEC.

OCTOBER 24 – 26, 2013

 

MEC exhibits at the 2013 Portland National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference

– Portland, OR

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to science educators. Rock kits were handed out to attendees.

The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show. Click here to purchase a rock kit from our online store.

If you missed us in Portland, MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2014 NSTA area conferences in Richmond, VA; Orlando, FL; and Long Beach, CA.

OCTOBER 5, 2013

MEC exhibits at Cool Science Carnival Day

– University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

 

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MEC staff conducted conductivity experiments with attendees. Educational resources were also handed out.

SEPTEMBER 13 – 15, 2013

MEC exhibits at The Denver Gem & Mineral Show 

– Merchandise Mart, Denver, CO

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to the attending public and educators.

AUGUST 24, 2013

MEC supports military families at the Peterson AFB STEM Rocks!

– Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs, CO

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SME and MEC staff lead children in a gem-panning activity.

AUGUST 16, 2013

MEC supports military families at the Buckley AFB Fun Day!

– Buckley AFB, Aurora, CO

MEC SUPPORTS MILITARY FAMILIES AT THE PETERSON AFB STEM ROCKS!

– PETERSON AFB, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

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SME and MEC staff lead children in a gem-panning activity.

AUGUST 15, 2013

MEC visits Parkdale Quarry, near Canyon City, CO.

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Thanks, Mike for the great tour!

JULY 15 – 24, 2013

SME staff and volunteers promoting the 2014 launch of the ‘Mining in Society’ merit badge at the Boy Scout Jamboree.
– The Summit, WV

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BSJ attendees learned about mining concepts at the ‘Mining In Society’ exhibit booth including conductivity, personal protection equipment and the importance of mining and minerals in our everyday lives.

JULY 16, 2013

MEC exhibits at The USAFA STEM Bootcamp for teachers

– US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

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MEC staff distributed educational resources to the attending educators.

APRIL 27, 2013

MEC exhibits at ‘STEM Rocks’ event

– Ft. Carson, Colorado Springs, CO

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MEC staff conducted conductivity experiments with military families. Educational resources were also handed out.

FEBRUARY 24 – 27, 2013

MEC attends the 2013 International Mining Games

– CO School of Mines, Golden, CO

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MEC staff provided updates on our accomplishments and future projects through presentations and an exhibit booth.

FEBRUARY 24 – 27, 2013
 

MEC exhibits at The SME Annual Meeting

– Denver, CO

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MEC staff provided updates on our accomplishments and future projects through presentations and an exhibit booth.

The SME 2014 Annual Meeting is in Salt Lake City, UT.

DECEMBER 6 – 8, 2012

MEC exhibits at The Phoenix National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) area conference

– Phoenix, AZ

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to science educators. Rock kits were handed out to attendees.

The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show. This rock kit was created only for this show. Click here to purchase a rock kit from our online store.

MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2013 NSTA area conferences in
Portland, ORCharlotte, NC; and Denver, CO.

DECEMBER 4 – 7, 2012

MEC exhibits at The Northwest Mining Association Meeting, Exposition & Short Courses

– Spokane, WA

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to the attending educators.

The 2013 NWMA conference will be held December 2 – 6 in Sparks, NV.

NOVEMBER 16, 2012

MEC exhibits at The Colorado Association of Science Teachers (CAST) conference

– Denver, CO

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to the attending educators.

NOVEMBER 1 – 3, 2012

MEC exhibits at The Atlanta National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) area conference

– Atlanta, GA

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to science educators. Rock kits were handed out to attendees.

The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show. This rock kit was created only for this show. Click here to purchase a rock kit from our online store.

MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2013 NSTA area conferences in
Portland, ORCharlotte, NC; and Denver, CO.

OCTOBER 25, 2012

MEC committee of the SME Florida section exhibit at The Florida Association for Science Teachers Association (FAST) state conference

– St. Petersburg , FL

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The FL section MEC committee members distributed educational resources to science educators.

The 2013 FAST conference will be held October 24 – 26
at the Miami Airport Convention Center.

OCTOBER 18 – 20, 2012

MEC exhibits at The Louisville National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) area conference

– Louisville, KY

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to science educators. Rock kits were handed out to attendees.

The current year’s mineral key is available on our Facebook page. Click here to request the Mineral Key for the rock kits for this show. This rock kit was created only for this show. Click here to purchase a rock kit from our online store.

MEC will be distributing free rock kits at the 2013 NSTA area conferences in
Portland, ORCharlotte, NC; and Denver, CO.

SEPTEMBER 24 – 26, 2012

MEC exhibits at MINEexpo International 2012

– Las Vegas, NV

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to the attending public and educators.

SEPTEMBER 14 – 16, 2012

MEC exhibits at The Denver Gem & Mineral Show 

– Denver, CO

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MEC staff and volunteers distributed educational resources to the attending public and educators.

“Featuring Copper and Copper Minerals”
Click here to learn more about the 2013 Denver Gem & Mineral show.

AUGUST 2, 2012

MEC visits The Phoenix Gold Mine

Idaho Springs, CO

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Thanks to Dave, AL and Phoenix Mine staff for the great tour!

“Experience Mining History with a Seasoned Colorado Hard Rock Miner.”
Click here to tour the Phoenix Gold Mine.

AUGUST 2, 2012

MEC visits Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine

– Cripple Creek, CO

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Thanks to AngloGold Ashanti for letting us hold a huge block of real gold!

Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine produced 247,266 ounces of gold in 2012!
Click here to schedule a tour of Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine for individuals or school groups!