Colorado School of Mines, CMAEF sponsor online mining course

By |  March 10, 2015

The Colorado School of Mines and the Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation (CMAEF) are sponsoring an online course, “All About Mining,” for kindergarten through 12th grade educators.

The course consists of 47 online lectures on the facets of the mining industry and is followed up by a three-day in-class orientation/material review at the Colorado School of Mines campus in Golden, Colo., and one week of field trips to underground and surface mines.

The online lectures are free to whoever would like to view them. The refresher course and field trip cost $300. Those who complete the online lectures, refresher course and field trip will be granted six credit hours of graduate level recertification credit from the Colorado School of Mines.

For more information, visit the course website or contact Shannon Mann, course coordinator, at

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