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Everyone gets into the act: science theater comes to Elko area schools - Elko Daily Free Press

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 09:06

Elko Daily Free Press

Everyone gets into the act: science theater comes to Elko area schools
Elko Daily Free Press
Instead of using workbooks and pop quizzes as learning materials, students are learning basic geology through acting exercises and fun skits as part of Get in the Act, a hands-on, dramatization workshop created by Gary and Diane Handzel. Since 2013 ...

Decades of Growth and Discovery Mark NASA Research at UT - Tennessee Today

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:46

Tennessee Today

Decades of Growth and Discovery Mark NASA Research at UT
Tennessee Today
She primarily studies Mars and Titan, the largest satellite of Saturn. Nick Dygert ... Molly McCanta, associate professor, uses the geochemistry of planetary materials such as minerals and glasses to try to understand the physical conditions in a ...

Fighting Large-scale Mining With Bows and Arrows - OCCRP

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:18

OCCRP

Fighting Large-scale Mining With Bows and Arrows
OCCRP
But while the Pemon people may have won a battle, the war over resource exploitation continues across the Orinoco Mining Arc, an area about the size of Bulgaria or the US state of Virginia that is believed to contain mineral resources worth billions of ...

Benefits of Understanding the Earth at its Core - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 06:46

United States Geological Survey (press release)

Benefits of Understanding the Earth at its Core
United States Geological Survey (press release)
... and they often donate the materials to the CRC where they become available to everyone, including USGS scientists and other exploration geologists. Cores that were drilled by the USGS for scientific studies, including energy and mineral assessments ...

Geology Outing With Patrick Rowe Oct. 14 - Los Alamos Daily Post

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 05:25

Geology Outing With Patrick Rowe Oct. 14
Los Alamos Daily Post
Geology Outing With Patrick Rowe Oct. 14. Submitted by Carol A. Clark. on October 2, 2017 - 6: ... Participants can expect to find minerals and marine fossils at the windmill site, and Shark's Tooth Ridge is aptly named for the fossilized teeth from ...

Greeley Senior Center news for Oct. 1 - Greeley Tribune

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 22:46

Greeley Senior Center news for Oct. 1
Greeley Tribune
The Weld County Rock and Mineral Society is dedicated to furthering the education of its members and about geology through the hands-on study of rocks and minerals. Photography Club, 1 p.m. Oct. 10. Club is free to join. Chess Class, 10-11 a.m ...

Geology Outing With Patrick Rowe To Windmill Fossil Site And Shark's Tooth Ridge Oct. 14 - Los Alamos Daily Post

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 05:42

Geology Outing With Patrick Rowe To Windmill Fossil Site And Shark's Tooth Ridge Oct. 14
Los Alamos Daily Post
Pebble Pups is a geology club for youth ages 6 to 10. Courtesy/PEEC. PEEC News: Saturday, Oct. 14, local geologist Patrick Rowe will lead an outing to the Cabezon Peak area in search of geological treasures at two sites. Participants can expect to find ...

Horizonte Minerals Plc: Community Development Work - Geology for Investors

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:03

Horizonte Minerals Plc: Community Development Work
Geology for Investors
28, 2017) – Horizonte Minerals Plc, (AIM:HZM)(TSX:HZM) ('Horizonte' or 'the Company') the nickel development company focussed in Brazil, is pleased to report on its recent social investment activities at its 100%-owned Araguaia nickel project ...

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Four Kilometers of Mineralization Confirmed at the Piedmont Lithium Project - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 21:01

PR Newswire (press release)

Four Kilometers of Mineralization Confirmed at the Piedmont Lithium Project
PR Newswire (press release)
The TSB is one of the premier localities in the world to be exploring for lithium pegmatites given its history of lithium bearing spodumene mining, favourable geology and ideal location with easy access to infrastructure, power, R&D centres for lithium ...

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Investing News - Investing News Network (registration)

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 06:51

Investing News Network (registration)

Investing News
Investing News Network (registration)
This profile is part of an investor education campaign. The profile provides detailed information which was sourced and approved by .... During an active mineral exploration and development career, Mr. Shearing has gained hands-on experience in all ...

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Altius Reports the Discovery of Diamonds in Manitoba - Geology for Investors

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:00

Altius Reports the Discovery of Diamonds in Manitoba
Geology for Investors
ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR–(Marketwired – Sept. 25, 2017) – Altius Minerals Corporation (“Altius” or the “Company”) (TSX:ALS) is pleased to report the discovery of micro and macro-diamonds on its wholly-owned 60,816 hectare Lynx ...

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Codington County 4-H State Fair Purple Ribbons - Watertown Public Opinion

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:55

Codington County 4-H State Fair Purple Ribbons
Watertown Public Opinion
... Bicycle, Cultural Education, International Study & Exchange Programs, Visual Arts (2), Horticulture, Gardening & Landscaping, Geology & Minerals, Health/Safety; Molly Walker - Cultural Education, International Study & Exchange Programs ...

Renowned Earth scientist Robert Hazen to speak Oct. 3 at URI - URI Today (press release)

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:41

Renowned Earth scientist Robert Hazen to speak Oct. 3 at URI
URI Today (press release)
Hazen, a research scientist at the Carnegie Institution of Washington's Geophysical Laboratory and Clarence Robinson Professor of Earth Science at George Mason University, researches what role minerals play in terms of life's origins. Titled, “Origins ...

A New Tool for Deep-Down Data Mining - Eos

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:27

Eos

A New Tool for Deep-Down Data Mining
Eos
... of documents). Here we report on the status of this project and describe how the GeoDeepDive infrastructure can be used in scientific research and education applications. ... We cover open access content from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the ...

Creating new jobs through mining sector - The Punch

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:03

The Punch

Creating new jobs through mining sector
The Punch
He should find a way of making them to work together to elucidate the geology of this country. You just don't set out to go and find minerals, you go out and map areas; it is from those maps and the ensuing discussions that major discoveries are made.

New store in Sydney offers fossils, rocks and education - Cape Breton Post

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:12

Cape Breton Post

New store in Sydney offers fossils, rocks and education
Cape Breton Post
New store in Sydney offers fossils, rocks and education. 'It was a lifelong dream'. Nikki Sullivan ... A year later, the self-proclaimed “bargain hunters” had enough money to attend the Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral show in Parrsboro with an unlimited ...

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Industry & Environment - Centre for Science and Environment

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:39

Industry & Environment
Centre for Science and Environment
The Center for Science and Environment (CSE) is pleased to announce a five-day training programme aimed at giving practical inputs to participants on conducting sector-specific Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for mining and mineral industry from ...

Industry & Environment - Centre for Science and Environment

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:39

Industry & Environment
Centre for Science and Environment
The Center for Science and Environment (CSE) is pleased to announce a five-day training programme aimed at giving practical inputs to participants on conducting sector-specific Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for mining and mineral industry from ...

Analysis: Australian Miner Eyes Opportunity Amid Conflict in Shan State - The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 04:40

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Analysis: Australian Miner Eyes Opportunity Amid Conflict in Shan State
The Irrawaddy News Magazine
The company—which was, until August, known as Top End Minerals—is currently in the process of acquiring mining rights for the locale. It remains to be seen if the firm's lofty predictions will be realized. Even if detailed, ongoing studies of the ...

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BC's New Curriculum - Watershed Sentinel (press release) (subscription)

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:26

BC's New Curriculum
Watershed Sentinel (press release) (subscription)
The Big Ideas on ecology for the new K-9 school curriculum arriving in BC's classrooms this September are “disjointed, piecemeal and hard to interpret,” according to Dr. Gloria Snively, Professor Emeritus of Science and Environmental Education at ...

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