In-School Geoscience Workshops
Mining Matters to Students
Mining Matters now offers student workshops that will have your students working collaboratively to identify properties of Earth materials while engaging in lively discussions to better understand where and how these resources form. Your students will actively develop critical thinking skills and apply inductive / deductive reasoning to identify the variety of samples that are part of our workshops. Mining Matters student geoscience workshops include local and regional perspectives by showcasing samples that are sourced in Ontario.
Student workshops are now available to schools in Greater Toronto Area. The workshops can be designed with one of three goals in mind:
Please complete the request form in full. Incomplete forms will not be accepted by the booking platform. Your student workshop request should be submitted for consideration at least 3 weeks before the requested date. The Mining Matters Education Team look forward to working with you and your students.
1. Set Induction: an introduction or set induction to activate prior knowledge
2. Concept Exploration: reinforcement of concepts, topics, and or theories already covered about the subject matter by the teacher, or
3. Reinforcement: an extension/enrichment to stretch the student and engage them in critical thinking.
The workshop is available at a cost of $3.00 per student. The total fee is non-taxable and there are no additional fees for travel or Teacher-Facilitator services. These are complimentary.
Teacher Contact Information
Student Workshop Request
A minimum of 5 weeks advance booking is required for [+] sessions. Additional fees may apply.
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Take a moment to review your request to insure that all required fields are completed. Once your request is submitted you will be contacted by a member of the Mining Matters Education Team within 48 hours of receipt. During this waiting period, do not submit additional requests as it will only serve to complicate the process. To ensure successful transmission it is recommended that you complete this form on a computer terminal or laptop.
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