Saturday, November 21, 2020
What do you picture when you think of mining? Diamonds? Rubies? Gold? But what about … toothpaste?! Before your toothpaste makes it to your toothbrush, the ingredients are extracted from the ground; your toothpaste started out looking like a pile of rocks! In this session, we will be making our own toothpaste at home and learning about other every day materials that use minerals from mines.
Preparation: Click here for a list of materials.
Expert: STEM professionals from Mining Matters, an organization that educates young people about Earth sciences and the minerals industry will be leading the session.