We are currently working towards developing this section of the website into a more interactive and fun space for students to learn about Earth sciences, BC's mineral resources, the crucial role of minerals in our everyday life as well as the responsible use of these resources.
In the meanwhile, we invite you to browse some of the amazing projects that have been done by classes and individual students over the years.
Roundup Rockhounds Student Projects - 2012Our elementary student guests at Roundup 2012 were Grade 5 & 6 students from Chief Maquinna Elementary in Vancouver (Mrs. Wendy Fouracres), Grade 6 students from Southpointe Academy in Tsawwassen (Mrs. Mangat & Ms. Leo), and Grade 7 students from Summit Middle in Coquitlam (Mrs. Durand & Mr. Heinrichs). View... Read More >>>
Roundup Rockhounds Student Projects - 2011Our elementary student guests at Roundup 2011 were Grade 5 students from Sacred Heart School in Ladner (Ms. Alison Chapman's class), Grade 5 and 7 students from St. Joseph the Worker School in Richmond (Ms. Nancy Ebert's and Mr. Paul Legge's classes), and Read More >>>
Roundup Rockhounds Student Projects - 2010Our elementary student guests at Roundup 2010 were Gr 6 and 7 students from William Watson Elementary in Surrey (Suzanne Pennefather and Steve Leung, teachers) and Gr 5 and 7 students from Dorothy Lynas Elementary in North Vancouver(Jackie Harris and Kevin Williams, teachers). View some of their many minerals, mining and geoscience projects. Read More >>>
Mining in Society Projects Displayed - 2010
MineralsEd invited six classes to submit projects for display at the Mining in Society exhibit held at Vancouver's new convention centre in May: K, Eagle Ridge Elementary (Port Moody), Gr 5, Inman Elementary (Burnaby), Gr 5, Henry Anderson Elementary (Richmond), Gr 5, Sacred Heart Elementary, Gr 6-7, Queen Mary Elementary (Vancouver) and Gr 7, William Watson Elementary (Surrey).
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BC Mining Week Community Fair Projects Displayed - 2009Minerals in Everyday Life was the theme for posters developed by Mr. Steve Knight's Grade 5 students at St. Anthony's School in West Vancouver. Their poster projects were on display at the BC Mining Week Community Fair in Vancouver in May. View a sampling of their creative work. Read More >>>
Roundup Rockhounds Student Projects - 2008Grade 4-5-6 students from Queen Mary Elementary in Vancouver (teachers Shelley Jones and Maria King) and LD Sinclair Elementary in Surrey (teacher Lorraine Williams and Patricia Davies) were our Roundup 2008 guests. They brought an amazing array of their class work to display too! Read More >>>
BC Mining Class of the Year - Mineral Resources Conservation - 2007Ms. Dale Maingot's Grade 5 class from Sacred Heart School in Delta was the 2007 winner of the MineralsEd's BC Mining Class of the Year competition. Their projects involved research on the mineral resources we use. Presented as poster,they creatively conveyed what we, as individuals, can do to reduce consumption, reuse and recycle materials. Read More >>>
Roundup Rockhound Student Projects - 2007Students from Second Street Community School in Burnaby (teachers Donna Mills and Kathy Kirkpatrick) and from St. Anthony's School in West Vancouver (teachers Steve Knight and Simon Maledy) brought a variety of research and handcrafted projects to reflect what they had learned about Earth Science and mining when they came to Roundup in January 2007. Read More >>>
Roundup Rockhound Student Projects - 2006Students from Inman Elementary in Burnaby (teachers Andrea Eisler and Donna Kirk), Sacred Heart School in Ladner (teacher Dale Maingot) and Holy Cross School in Penticton (teacher Diane Letendre) showcased a wealth of well done and creative projects when they attended Roundup in January 2006. Read More >>>
Roundup Rockhounds Student Projects - 2005Our elementary student guests at Mineral Exploration Roundup 2005 were from Anmore Elementary in Anmore (teachers Kerry Lockwood, Chantal Dickson, Laurie Joseph, Amanda Andrews) and Kilmer Elementary in Port Coquitlam (teacher Susan Tilkov). Read More >>>
Roundup Rockhounds Student Projects 2004Our first student guests involved in our Roundup Rockhound programs were from Jessie Wowk Elementary in Richmond (teachers Carole Borthwick and Marnie Ridout) and York House School in Vancouver (teacher Lela Ling). Take a look at some of their work! Read More >>>