MEC NewsView the upcoming Move Mining competition on Monday, February 26, at 4:30 CST live from Minneapolis. Meet the winners of the Move Mining Next Gen video competition and the finalists of the Move Mining competition. Teachers received more than 900 free rock and mineral kits at the National Science Teachers Association area conference in New Orleans.
Weekly Fun Fact: What is the name of the type of fracture (shape when chipped) in quartz and obsidian?Click for the answer to this week's fun fact!
Educational Resources DatabaseSearch K-12 educational resources on mining and minerals, including lessons and activities, presentations and handouts, audio/visual materials, low-cost supplemental materials, teacher guides and non-English language materials.
Mining in Society Merit BadgeFind a wide range of useful resources for the Mining In Society Merit Badge.
Mineral Resources DatabaseLearn about many minerals, their properties, mining information, and uses. This database contains: minerals and ores of specific elements; individual, highlighted minerals; a limited number of rocks; and a few, key industrial materials for reference.
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.
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