Teacher Resources

Mineral Resources for Educators

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Virtual Mining Labs and Field Trips

Activity Level: 6-12
Registration Required?: No
Activity types: Online activities, Classroom activities.

Dig Into Mining allows you to bring your students along for guided digital tours of how copper is mined. Interactive digital field trips let students look for copper, plan a mine, reclaim the environment, and see what careers are available in the mineral industry. Teachers and parents can find classroom tools and engaging activities for middle school and high school students that showcase the many ways we use minerals in our daily lives.