Part of the Minerals Education Coalition’s mission is to inform and educate the general public about the importance of mining in their everyday lives. MEC staff and volunteers work in-person events and MEC provides virtual educational materials for online events.
Scheduled MEC events
|MARCH 30–APRIL 2, 2022
NSTA National Conference on Science Education
MEC staff and local volunteers will distribute educational resources to the attending educators.
|OCTOBER 9-15, 2022
Each year, MEC partners with the American Geosciences Institute’s Earth Science Week (ESW) to provide educational resources across the globe at EarthSciWeek.org and in the ESW Toolkit. This year’s theme will be “Earth Science for a Sustainable World.” Monday, October 10, 2022 will also be Minerals Day. Go to MEC’s ESW yearly activities.