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Nevada Teacher Mineral Education Workshops

Monday, January 22, 2024 9:11 PM | Virginia Chandler (Administrator)

The Nevada Mining Association (NVMA) and Nevada Division of Minerals are committed to providing teachers with knowledge and tools to assist them in providing quality K-12 earth science instruction. NVMA and the Division of Minerals host two earth science workshops annually, one in Southern Nevada and one in Northern Nevada. These workshops focus on a broad range of earth science topics, including mineral and rock identification, rock formation, geologic processes, the importance of mined materials, and the role that mining plays in 21st-century lives. Teachers are provided tools for accurate, standards-based science lessons. Workshops include tours of operating mines and geologic sites of interest.

Workshop Dates :

  • Las Vegas - March 12-13,2024
  • Reno - April 2-3, 2024

The workshops provide:

  • The opportunity to receive professional development credit
  • The ability to share earth science knowledge with peers
  • Completed, ready-to-use, grade level appropriate lessons plans.

    Please email for more information!

Nevada State Science Teachers Association
P.O. Box 90761

Henderson, NV 89009

The Nevada State Science Teachers Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and an official chapter of the National Science Teaching Association.

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