School Programs

Did you know?

Mining Matters has reached an estimated 600,000 teachers, students and members of the public since its inception in 1994.

Fun Fact!

The world's second largest diamond was recently found in Botswana by Canadian mining company Lucara Diamond Corp. It measures 1,111 carats - which is about the size of a tennis ball!

About

Supporting teachers through professional development workshops and hands-on resources.

Mining Matters hands-on approach and unique activities excite teachers and students across Canada. Reaching students K-12, Mining Matters teaches the importance of rocks, metals, minerals, mining and Canada's geology and the diverse career opportunities available.

Students

If you're a student, click here for more information about contests, games and resources!

Tile Map Teamwork

Teachers

If you're a teacher, click here for more information about our resources, kits, professional development workshops, student geoscience workshops and our field trip subsidy program. 

MM Teacher's Day 2016-304

Career Information

The mining and mining processing industries employ thousands of Canadians. Check out some of the resources available to students interested in pursuing post-secondary learning in Earth science.

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