Resources - Education

Welcome to our DIY Activities page where you will find games, crafts, engineering challenges and more! Mining Matters relies on the support of individuals, corporations and organizations to develop activities like the ones you see here. If you would like to support our initiatives and make a donation, please visit our donation page.
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Different Volcanoes

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Learn about different types of volcanoes with this explosive experiment!

Can't find film canisters? Try mini Play-Doh containers, snap together Easter eggs,  or any small container with a tight fitting snap on lid.

Edible Earth Layers

Edible Earth Layers
Try this tasty activity, and create a cross section model of the Earth's layers.


Post a picture of your on Instagram before you eat it! #edibleearthlayers

Toilet Tissue Timeline

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How old is the Earth? When did dinosaurs live? Find out with this Toilet Tissue Timeline!


Share a picture of your timeline on Instagram #toilettissuetimeline

Folding and Faulting

Folding and Faulting
Folding and Faulting!? What is that? Learn how these bends form in rocks using Play-Doh®.


We would love to see your Play-Doh® folds and faults, post them on Instagram #foldingandfaulting