Rocks & Minerals

Jessica Rideout

Jessica Rideout

Job Title
Quarry Materials Compliance Officer
I inspect quarries to ensure that they are operated in compliance with provincial regulations.
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Jessica Rideout

Amanda McCallum

Amanda McCallum

Job Title
Geologist, Communication Specialist, Business Owner
I'm a prospecting geologist, a science communication specialist and business owner.
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Amanda McCallum

Aynsley Foss

Aynsley Foss (she/her)

Job Title
Issues and Policy Manager
I advocate for the major producing mines across Ontario to ensure their long-term competitiveness.
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Aynsley Foss (she/her)

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

Caroline Richard - Engineer in the mining industry

Caroline Richard

Job Title
Geotechnical Engineer
I work in the mining industry and manage the waste materials created during ore extraction.
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Caroline Richard

Max Salman aux commandes d'un avion.

Max Salman

Job Title
PH.D. Student / Affiliate Researcher
I ask questions to things that don’t have answers yet.
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Max Salman

Lisa Phiri dans une mine souterraine

Lisa T. Phiri

Job Title
Mining Geologist
I examine rocks in an underground mine to determine the amount and location of gold.
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Lisa T. Phiri

Lesley Hymers à côté d'une pépite de cuivre géante à l'extérieur du musée McBride, à Whitehorse, au Yukon.

Lesley Hymers

Job Title
Manager, Education and Outreach Programs
I work for an organization that provides Earth science and mineral resources education.
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Lesley Hymers

Patty Simpson

Patty Simpson (she/her)

Job Title
Environmental Coordinator
As the head of the Environment Department at a uranium mine, it is my responsibility to make sure that the mine does not pollute the surrounding environment.
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Patty Simpson (she/her)

Red soil on the surface of Mars

Soil on Mars

Learn how soil is different on Mars than on Earth, and what that means for growing plants on the red planet.
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Soil on Mars

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

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

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