MineralsEd Books

    • I am an Exploration Geologist

      I am an Exploration Geologist EN SP FR


      The first book of the MineralsEd Career Series addresses the mineral exploration phase of the Mine Development Cycle. Follow three exploration geologists as they head into the field to gather geological data in hopes of finding a valuable mineral deposit, and learn what an average day exploring in the field is like.  

    • I am an Environmental Scientist

      I am an Environmental Scientist EN FR


      The second book of the MineralsEd Career Series addresses the environmental assessment phase of the Mine Development Cycle, and the ongoing work of environmental scientists throughout operation and after closure. Following the discovery of a mineral deposit, our environmental scientists head to the proposed mine site to assess the environment and plan ways to minimize the impacts of mining. While the mine is operating, they monitor the effects of mining on the environment. After the mine closes, the environmental scientists work to return the land to its previous condition.

    • I am a Mining Engineer

      I am a Mining Engineer EN FR


      The third book of the MineralsEd Career Series addresses the operating phase of the Mine Development Cycle. Following the discovery of an ore deposit, our mining engineers are hired to figure out if the deposit can be mined safely and economically. Once the feasibility is established, the mining engineers design the mine site and oversee the construction. When construction is complete, their job is to monitor the operation and ensure everything is running smoothly. 

    • Minerals in Your Home - Intermediate

      Minerals in Your Home - Intermediate EN


      We use things made from Earth's mineral resources every day. Take a close look inside each room at home and discover all the products that come from mining, how essential mineral resources are to our everyday lives, and what you can do to conserve these non-renewable resources and minimize your environmental impact. Intermediate version best suited for Grade 4-7 reading levels.

    • Minerals in Your Home - Primary

      Minerals in Your Home - Primary EN


      We use things made from Earth's mineral resources every day. Take a close look inside each room at home and discover all the products that come from mining, how essential mineral resources are to our everyday lives, and what you can do to conserve these non-renewable resources and minimize your environmental impact. Primary version best suited for K-Grade 3 reading levels.

    • Mineral Mania

      Mineral Mania EN


      A creative, rock-themed story written and illustrated by Grade 5 students at Sacred Heart School in Delta, BC.