Mining minerals

Free Northern Nevada Mineral Education | Carson City Nevada News

Event date:

June 21, 2022 (All day)

Join us June 21-22 for the 2022 FREE Northern Nevada Minerals Workshop here in Carson City at Bethlehem Lutheran Elementary School. We offer two fun days on rocks, minerals, general geology and mining. This workshop will be our 37th annual workshop in Northern Nevada. The workshop is provided FREE to teachers, everything is provided by members of the Nevada Mining Association and the Nevada Division of Minerals.

The goal of the workshop is to educate K-12 Nevada teachers about earth science, the importance of mined materials, and the role mining plays in our lives. Class materials and lessons will be provided to all participants. All lessons are based on Nevada standards and correspond to the new STEM standards.

Receive and share information to increase knowledge of earth sciences.

Analyze information to develop lesson plans suitable for all grade levels.
Understand the importance of mining and the minerals industry in today’s society.
Teachers may receive continuing education credits for their participation.

Day 1: Teachers will attend classroom sessions and general sessions in the auditorium.

Day 2: Teachers will gather in the auditorium for group presentations followed by raffles! We will then leave in the afternoon for a geological and mining visit.

The workshop is completely FREE! All food, drinks, snacks, safety equipment and travel arrangements for tours are provided by us! So join us and see how great mineral education is!

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