Looking for Earth science learning opportunities that bring Earth science alive for your students? Mining Matters offers teacher workshops and partners with industry and educational organizations to offer other possibilities. Since 1994, Mining Matters has reached more than 550,000 teachers and students through resources that promote the importance of rocks, metals, minerals, mining, and Canada’s geology.
Resource kits are available in English or French through a prerequisite in-service workshop.
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Mining Matters teaching resources for classrooms, developed by teachers for teachers, meet provincial Earth science and Geography curriculum mandates and guidelines. Three resource kits are available:
Junior/Elementary: Deeper and Deeper: Discovering Rocks and Minerals
Intermediate/Middle: The Earth's Crust (Manitoba ONLY)
Senior/Secondary: Discovering Diamonds
Workshops can be arranged for between 10 and 24 teachers, anywhere in Canada, with four weeks prior notice.