Mining in Alberta Education Program

Edmonton | November 1-3, 2018

*This traveling program will start and end in Edmonton

It’s time to dig deeper into a topic that is shaping the Alberta landscape above and below ground. From bitumen, gravel, limestone, and gemstones, mining is a big industry in Alberta and one many of us don’t know much about.

Inside Education has a unique opportunity for you to develop awareness and understanding of the role of Alberta’s mining sector in the economy, environment, and society. You will leave with information, experiences, a network of experts, photos, and resources to bring meaning to this topic in your classroom.


Suitable for teachers grade 3-12 with curricular connections to science, social studies, and CTF/CTS.


Program Themes

  • Geology & Earth Sciences
  • The Process of Mining: Exploration to Reclamation
  • Mining and the Environment – Climate change, Groundwater, Land use
  • Careers in Mining
  • Curriculum Tools, Classroom Resources & Grant Opportunities


Application Deadline: October 12, 2018

*you will be notified of your application status by October 15, 2018



If you are a successful applicant, Inside Education will provide you with a full scholarship to attend the program. All program costs including facility tours, workshops and meals are included in the scholarship. Note – all successful applicants will be expected to participate in the entire program.

Teachers from across Alberta are welcome to apply – If required a small travel stipend and a supply teacher subsidy are available.

More details can be found on our FAQs page and please contact us with any questions! We look forward to your application.

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