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Earth & Environmental Science

Cooking Mining

Students mine for chocolate chips in cookies attempting to get as many chocolate chips as possible without damaging the cookie.
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Cooking Mining

Cody Spurrell fait une présentation au groupe de jeunes

Cody Spurrell

Job Title
Production Geologist
Cody Spurrell is a Production Geologist for Vale, located in Manitoba.
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Cody Spurrell

Linda Duncan

Linda Duncan

Job Title
Corporate Senior Metallurgist
Linda Duncan is a Corporate Senior Metallurgist for Teck Resources Limited.
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Linda Duncan

Nicole Brisson à un site minier

Nicole Brisson

Job Title
Water and Tailings Engineer
Nicole Brisson is a Water and Tailings Engineer for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited.
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Nicole Brisson

Balanced stones on a pebble beach

Minerals and Rocks

Learn about the different types of minerals and rocks, the rock cycle, weathering and erosion.
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Minerals and Rocks

Peyto Lake, Banff National Park

The Rock Cycle in Canada

Products of the rock cycle are visible all across Canada.
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The Rock Cycle in Canada

Close-up of an amethyst geode

What is a Crystal?

Crystals aren’t just rocks and minerals. Crystals have a well-organized molecular structure, just as important to a crystal as the molecules it contains.
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What is a Crystal?

Daedulus crater on the Moon

Impact Craters

Learn about how craters are formed and about some of Canada's impact craters.
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Impact Craters

Aerial of Gas well Marcellus Shale Formation in northern West Virginia

What is Fracking?

The fracking process gets natural gases out of rocks. This process can have effects on freshwater, water quality and even earthquakes!
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What is Fracking?

Magnified image of a ringwoodite crystal

Ringwoodite and the Deep Water Cycle

The water in the oceans has travelled vast distances. It has even time spent deep below the surface of the Earth, trapped inside the mineral ringwoodite.
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Ringwoodite and the Deep Water Cycle

Kelsey Privett - Géologue de projet d'exploration, Mine Lac des Iles

Kelsey Privett (Video)

Job Title
Exploration Project Geologist
Kelsey Privett is an Exploration Project Geologist for Lac des Iles Mine - North American Palladium.
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Kelsey Privett (Video)

Cameron McLean - Gestionnaire de l’exploration

Cameron McLean (Video)

Job Title
Exploration Manager
Cameron McLean is an Exploration Manager for North American Palladium.
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Cameron McLean (Video)

Joel Shank | Géoscientifique, Société d’exploitation et de développement d’Hibernia

Joel Shank

Job Title
Geoscientist
Joel Shank is a geoscientist at Hibernia Management and Development Company.
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Joel Shank

Megan Laracy | Géologuel Canada Ltd

Megan Laracy

Job Title
Geologist
Megan Laracy is a Geologist for ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.
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Megan Laracy

Cameron McLean | Gestionnaire de l’exploration

Cameron McLean

Job Title
Exploration Manager
Cameron McLean is an exploration manager at North American Palladium.
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Cameron McLean