Morenci Copper Mine Virtual Field Trip

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at working copper mine where students will see how copper goes from ore to 99.9% pure copper and real-world examples of how STEM is used in the work place.

Did you miss the live virtual field trip? Watch On Demand now!

The Journey Through Copper Processing

Explore the incredible technology, equipment and chemistry at work and show your students an exclusive look at the careers inside the copper industry.

  • Full VFT: The Journey Through Copper Processing
  • Chapter One: Welcome
  • Chapter Two: Safety and Operations
  • Chapter Three: Crush & Convey
  • Chapter Four: Hydrometallurgical SX
  • Chapter Five: Hydrometallurgical EW
  • Chapter Six: Pyrometallurgical Concentrator
  • Chapter Seven: Pyrometallurgical Smelting/Refining
  • Chapter Eight: Questions and Hands on Activity

Explore Metals in Your Everyday Life

Inspire your middle school students to explore metals in their everyday lives with this inside look into the exploration and mine planning phases of resource recovery.

  • Full Virtual Field Trip
  • Chapter One: Welcome
  • Chapter Two: Mine Exploration
  • Chapter Three: Hands On Experiments
  • Chapter Four: Core Samples
  • Chapter Five: Mine Planning
  • Chapter Six: Mine Safety
  • Chapter Seven: Thank you

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