33rd Annual Northern Nevada Mineral Education Workshop

hosted by Nevada Mining Association & Nevada Division of Minerals

Lowry High School - Winnemucca, Nevada

Start: Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 07:00

End: Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017 05:30

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    Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - Lowry High School
    7:00 7:45   Check-in, Credit Registration & Continental Breakfast
    7:45 7:55 Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks
    7:55 8:25 Introductions and Opening Remarks - Nigel Bain, Barrick
    8:05 8:25

    In the bag - We will go over what you received in teacher bags and what you will need to take to class with you

    Mine Safety Orientation

    8:25 10:10 Breakout Session 1
    Minerals with Terry
    Minerals with DD
    Minerals with Rachel/Rob
    Minerals with Jon
    Advanced Minerals with Lucia & Courtney
     
    10:10 10:20 Break
    10:20 12:05 Breakout Session 2
    Rocks and Geology with Terry
    Rocks and Geology with DD
    Rocks and Geology with Rachel/Rob
    Rocks and Geology with Jon
    Advanced Rocks and Geology with Lucia & Courtney
     
     
    12:15 12:45 Lunch
    12:15 5:00 Mine Tours
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - Lowry High School
    7:00 7:45   Continental Breakfast, Credit Check-in
    7:45 7:55 Welcome back and Information Updates
    7:55 8:10

    Guest Speaker: Dana Bennett, Nevada Mining Association
    "Nevada Mining Summary"

    8:10 8:20

    Guest Speaker: Rob Ghiglieri, Nevada Division of Minerals
    "Stay Out and Stay Alive"

    8:30 10:00 Breakout Session 3
    Nevada's Natural Resources
    Geologic Time and Fossils
    Natural Disasters
    History of Mining
    Under the Earth
    Critical Elements of Energy
    10:00 10:10 Break
    10:10 11:40 Breakout Session 4
    Cupcake Core Drilling
    Economics of Mining
    When Rocks Sing- Petroglyphs
    Edible Geology
    Extraction: Where do Au, Ag, and Cu come from?
    Geothermal Energy

    The Rock Cycle and Mineral Deposits: Come along for the ride!

    11:40 12:25 Grade Level Break Out Sessions
    12:25 12:55
    Lunch
    12:25 5:00
    Mine Tours
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