Create a Development Plan for a New Reservoir Activity

Students grades 9-12 will learn what features and attractions to build around a body of water in a newly developed recreational area, and how these features, attractions and activity sites should be placed.

Find related activities here.

Saskatchewan Mining Association Education Outreach

This organization provides free lesson plans for elementary, middle and secondary teachers and students. In addition to searching the database of activities, helpful references, career profiles, video series and more are offered.  Topics include potash mining, uranium processing, gold and coal mining, and related chemistry. Some reference materials are available in French.

Jobs of Tomorrow Videos

Now in its second season, the SME video series, Jobs of Tomorrow, shares the many reasons that mining should be the career of the future. Each episode features a different aspect of the mining and minerals industry along with the jobs that bring it together. Explore the exciting, high-tech, and surprisingly green world of mining where the careers today are not what you expect.

Be sure to also go to the Jobs of Tomorrow Activity Unit to learn about important engineering, environmental and tech jobs in this unit. Watch the Jobs of Tomorrow video series and complete the related activities to understand how innovation is changing the jobs required to meet the growing demand for minerals.

SEASON 1

Episode 1
The Elements of Clean Energy – Full Episode (21:13)
The Elements of Clean Energy – Microlearning (2:50)

Episode 2
Community Relations: What’s Mine is Yours – Full Episode (23:39)
Community Relations:  What’s Mine is Yours – Microlearning (1:52)

Episode 3
Mining Data for Mining Innovations – Full Episode (20:38)
Mining Data for Mining Innovations – Microlearning (3:46)

Episode 4
Make Mine ESG – Full Episode (22:17)
Make Mine ESG – Microlearning (2:55)

Episode 5
Mining 2.0:  Progress and Innovation in the Industry – Full Episode (20:51)
Mining 2.0:  Progress and Innovation in the Industry – Microlearning (3:31)

Episode 6
Urban Mining: Core to the Future – Full Episode (21:10)
Urban Mining: Core to the Future – Microlearning (3:46)

SEASON 2

Episode 1
An Explosive Career in Mining – AUDIO (23:46)
An Explosive Career in Mining – Full Episode (23:46)
An Explosive Career in Mining – Microlearning (2:52)

Episode 2
Reclaiming Your future – AUDIO (23:43)
Reclaiming Your Future – Full Episode (23:43)
Reclaiming Your Future – Microlearning (2:31)

Episode 3
Boring Deeper Into Tunnels – AUDIO (23:25)
Boring Deeper Into Tunnels – Full Episode (23:25)
Boring Deeper Into Tunnels – Microlearning (2:48)

Episode 4
Unearthing Tailings: The Hidden Story of Mining Residues – AUDIO (22:17)
Unearthing Tailings: The Hidden Story of Mining Residues – Full Episode (22:17)
Unearthing Tailings: The Hidden Story of Mining Residues – Microlearning (3:01)

Mining Fact Sheet

This Mining Fact Sheet summarizes major mining and mineral processing tools and techniques and highlights critical metals.

Mineral Resources Fact Sheet

This Mineral Resources Fact Sheet discusses some of today’s important mineral and mining topics such as minerals in your diet, industrial and construction minerals, minerals in green technology, artisanal mining and conflicts and efforts to address these.