About the Program
Discovery Education and Freeport-McMoRan have partnered to create an interactive program for grades 6-8 that uncovers the use of transition metals such as copper, gold and molybdenum in our everyday life, and provides students a deeper understanding of today’s hard rock mining industry. The initiative equips educators, students and families with dynamic resources - including a virtual field trip, interactive digital learning tools, and school-to-home connections with career exploration activities – designed to give students a front row seat to nature’s geological wonders and inspire further exploration of the world around them.
Unearth the essential elements all around you and discover some unexpected uses of these geological wonders with engaging family activities.
Spark student engagement with these dynamic classroom tools designed to uncover how ores, metals and alloys advance technology and fuel growth.