What is Mining? An introduction to Mining

 

Materials:

  • Google Slides 2018 (Public) – with updated maps April 2018
  • Google Slides 2016 (Public) – this presentation will outline what mining is, where it occurs, types of mines, what commodities are mined in the United States, and covers mining in New Jersey. Maps are from the CDC
  • What is mining?  (pdf) – this is a guided handout that students will take notes on as we discuss mining
  • Sterling Hill Mining Museum – this has been an annual field trip for our school for around 30 years. Their mineral collection is amazing!

Videos: These are also available on Netflix – updated April 2018

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