MEC Events

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

 

OCTOBER 10-16, 2021

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.  This year’s theme will be “Water Today and for the Future.”  Monday, October 11, 2021 will also be Minerals Day.  See MEC’s ESW yearly activities here.

 

OCTOBER 28–30, 2021

National Science Teaching Association Area Conference
Portland, Oregon

MEC staff and local volunteers will distribute rock kits and educational resources to the attending educators.

 

NOVEMBER 11–13, 2021

National Science Teaching Association Area Conference
National Harbor, Maryland

MEC staff and local volunteers will distribute rock kits and educational resources to the attending educators.

 

DECEMBER 9–11, 2021

National Science Teaching Association Area Conference
Los Angeles, California

MEC staff and local volunteers will distribute rock kits and educational resources to the attending educators.


If you would like MEC to attend a National or Regional event, please contact us at mec@smenet.org. If you would like a local presenter, please find more information here.