Posts tagged ‘mining science’

Mining Science Centre

March 27th, 2011

Cybernauts investigate “What is mining?”, and look at Copper and Zinc mining in particular, we look at ore, appearance along with the commercial application of metals Looking at styles of mines (open-cut and underground), we investigate the commercial aspects of each, asking the question “Why Mine?” Consultation with various stakeholders is important, the social and ethical […]

Accommodating minors

March 6th, 2011

So our cybernauts will enter Minex5 (or “Oresome World” … yeah, don’t ask) and learn a bit about geological science They will meet, greet, investigate some mineralogy and geoscience the head off to learn about environmental consequences of miningQuite happy with this structure – modelled on the Maritime Museum in Sydney, it has a multi-level atrium and […]