The Minerals Education Coalition’s (MEC) mission is to identify, produce and disseminate fact-based K-12 minerals education lessons and activities and to inform and educate the general public about the importance of mining in their everyday lives.
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Copper in our Electrical World Video - Our new video tells the story of how copper deposits were formed, copper’s unique properties which make it so versatile and valuable, how it is mined and processed, and the variety of products which contain copper – products which are essential to our everyday lives and lifestyles. Click Here to view the Video.
Each year, the “Minerals Baby” reminds all of us of the importance of minerals and other mined substances to our lives and lifestyles. This year’s statistics reflect an increase of mined materials needed to provide for the average American born in 2012 with an expected lifespan of 78.7 years when compared with the previous year.
Click here to find more statistics about minerals in your life.