Resources - Education

Additional Posters

Fun Fact!

The world's second largest diamond was recently found in Botswana by Canadian mining company Lucara Diamond Corp. It measures 1,111 carats - which is about the size of a tennis ball!

Did you know?

Mining Matters has reached an estimated 600,000 teachers, students and members of the public since its inception in 1994.

Colourful visuals boost any message. These posters show off rocks, metals, and minerals, and their connections with our daily lives.


  • Birth Of Biking

    From helmets to tires to the open road, rocks, metals, and minerals make pedal-power possible. Birth of Biking is available courtesy of the Mining Association of Canada.
    Click here for more information

  • Genesis Of Cyberchat

    From computer case to circuits, rocks, metals, and minerals keep us connected in the cyber world. Genesis of Cyberchat is available courtesy of the Mining Association of Canada.
    Click here for more information

  • Origins Of Rock

    From hot sounds to cool clothes and make-up, rocks, metals, and minerals make the music industry hum. Origins of Rock is available courtesy of the Mining Association of Canada.
    Click here for more information

  • Ekati Diamond Mine

    Young students will easily understand this pictorial presentation of the history of the Ekati Diamond Mine.
    Click here for more information

  • Minerals Of Canada

    Celebrate Canada's mineral wealth with a colourful and informative bilingual poster from the Mineralogical Association of Canada, designed to complement curriculum related to rocks and minerals. Download a Minerals of Canada PDF or have fun with an interactive version.

  • Hanson Posters

    Hanson is the largest producer of aggregates in the world and a leading manufacturer of bricks. These youth-friendly posters— from Hanson’s “Material World” teacher resource pack—illustrate the extraction process, the brick-making process, and the importance of stone, sand, and gravel in daily life.

Mining Posters from NRCan

Bilingual posters about surface and underground mines, published by NRCan, Minerals and Metals Sector.