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NSTA Houston 2022 archive

We are so excited to meet you at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education Houston 2022 March 31-April 2 at our booth (# 3037).  Our booth displays and free materials are designed to help you educate your students on the importance of minerals and mining in their daily lives. Knowledgeable volunteers are there to […]

MEC News

DECEMBER 2022 2023 NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE – JULY 19-28, 2023 The National Scout Jamboree is a quadrennial two-week encampment for boys and girls, ages 13-18, in the Scouts BSA program.  Around 13,000 Scouts are expected to attend the 2023 event. MEC’s 2023 exhibit will be themed, “Mining in Our Modern World: Journey to the Middle […]

Earth Science Week

Each year, MEC partners with the American Geosciences Institute’s Earth Science Week (ESW) to provide educational resources across the globe at www.EarthSciWeek.org and in the ESW Toolkit. Participation in this initiative affords MEC the opportunity to reach a vast number of educators with education resources and to provide outreach materials to SME members and others […]

Careers In Mining

Today’s world faces complex problems. We all need to work together to manage the Earth’s natural resources wisely. More scientists and engineers will be called upon to find the answers we need, especially in the mining industry since it supplies the world’s mineral products. There are literally hundreds of careers related to mining. Careers in […]