Lesson Aids Service
Phone: (604) 871-2181
Fax: (604) 871-2295
NO FREE LUNCH is a 20-minute video and 15-page role play. This
video presents a balanced look at both the environmental costs and economic
benefits of mining activities, using the Sullivan Mine in Kimberley, BC as
an example. Suitable for students with little knowledge of mining, students
taking mining units or chemistry. For Grades 10 and up. Cost: $22.00.
Phone: (604) 681-4321
Comprehensive resource units tied to curriculum for grades 5, 10, 11 and 12.
Before receiving these free programs, teachers must participate in a workshop.
Videos available for loan.
Minerals and Metals Sector
Phone: (613) 943-0555
Fax: (613) 952-7501
Free posters illustrating mine operations.
Map 900A. Free map shows the principal mining areas of Canada.
Free Fact Sheets on various minerals.
Tele-Film Enterprises Ltd.
Phone: (905) 629-3133
Toll Free: 1-800-561-4300
Fax: (905) 629-1211
MINING AND MINERALS VIGNETTES. A 23-minute video which provides
an overview of various mining activities. Suitable for high school students.
Association of Canada (MAC)
WHAT METALS AND MINERALS MEAN TO CANADIANS. MINING IN CANADA: FACTS &
FIGURES. GUIDE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICE. Free publications describing
facets of the mining industry in Canada.
TRANSFORMATIONS. This video may be borrowed for 30 days at no charge
or purchased for $6 plus shipping.
Coal Association of Canada
Toll Free: 1-800-910-COAL
COAL KITS FOR TEACHERS. The kits contain a video, information sheets,
students actiities and worksheets, maps, poster and coal samples. Developed
for intermediate grades, but some elements are suitable for elementary or
high shool levels. Cost: free for teachers.
Museum of Mining
Britannia Beach, BC
Phone: (604) 688-8735, (604) 896-2233
Fax: (604) 896-2260
School tours and educational material available. Buildings, artifacts and equipment
relating to mining. This is a National Historic Site.
MINING ASSOCIATION OF BC
Contains information about the Mining Associations education programs
that complement a variety of school curriculum subjects.
Minerals and Metals on Canadas
Educational materials on minerals and mining for all grade levels.
The Mineral Gallery
A comprehensive reference guide for minerals.
Natural Resources Canada
Earth Sciences Information Centre
BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines
Ministry of Energy and Mines
Infomine - Your Mining Information
Home Hobbies: Rock Collecting by Home Advisor
Fun tips and facts about rock collecting and how geological physical and chemical changes led to the way Earth is today.
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