Part Day [8 am – 12 pm ] 0.25 sem hrs or 3.75 contact hours – In-Person @ Western Museum of Mining and Industry
Title: Minerals and Mining in Colorado
Presenters: Lauren Knight, Education Coordinator, WMMI
Location: Western Museum of Mining and Industry
225 Northgate Rd, Colorado Springs 80921
Description: Following a tour of the museum and extensive grounds, teachers will participate in two of the WMMI’s In Reach programs, available both at the museum and to check out. We will experience both the Birdseed Mining activity, working in teams to decide how best to strike it rich, keeping in mind the need for reclamation and the Mineral Identification activity, practicing the tests needed to identify mineral samples.