Events

Teacher Workshops – April 17 & 18, 2019 @ Dynamic Earth
Teachers spend a day in workshops that empower them to deliver earth sciences based, curriculum-linked activities in their classrooms. While their teachers are attending workshops and getting innovative materials to share with their students, their grades 4 to 8 students are led by MMTS volunteers through mining-related programming that includes underground tours and mining activities at Dynamic Earth..
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MineOpportunity Challenge – April 15 & 16, 2019 @ Dynamic Earth
High school students get a unique experience that is fun, engaging and educational! MineOpportunity encourages friendly competition and teamwork through a game explores geology, engineering and mining. Students answer mining-related questions and take part in activities that are hands-on and curriculum-based. Many MMTS sponsors participate in the day’s events at booths, challenge stops and presentations, adding to the learning experience and reinforcing the importance of working together to make mining successful..
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Discover Sudbury Bus Tours for Elementary Students – April 15-18, 2019
Local students in Grades 4 to 12 will enjoy a Discover Sudbury Field Day! A Discover Sudbury Geology Bus Tour and Dynamic Earth Experience will provide classes from each school board with a unique and interactive experience, opening eyes to the role mining and mining companies have played in building our community and ensuring it maintains its natural beauty for generations to come. Students and teachers will learn how the mining industry has evolved and how the environment has been restored.
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Science Cafe – April 24th @ 7:30pm, Taphouse
Engineering to Mine: what will be needed to activate the Ring of Fire? Sitting in the ecologically fragile James Bay Lowlands, one of the world's richest deposits of chromite and other metals in Ontario's North are located. The lack of infrastructure is just one of the challenges in opening up these sites to mining development. The remote nature of the deposit sets the need for road and/or rail development to access the sites, as well as effective mine design and.
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Business Luncheon – April 20th
Modern Mining & Technology Sudbury (MMTS) and the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) are pleased to present MMTS week kickoff event. Our business luncheon will feature an industry leader (to be announced). The business luncheon will be held on Friday, April 20th at Bryston’s on the park (5 Creighton Rd., Copper Cliff) from 11:45am to 1:30pm. If you are interested in attending, please contact Paul Reid ([email protected]).
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MMTS Showcase – April 22nd
The annual MMTS Showcase, located at the New Sudbury Centre, features mining and technology-related exhibits from businesses, educational and industry partners and sponsors. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our industry and current mining activities in our region at the interactive displays. Students are encouraged to attend this free public event to learn more about what a career in the mining industry could look like. Time: 11:00am to 5:00pm.
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Discover Sudbury School Tours – April 23rd to 26th
Students in Grades 4 to 12 will enjoy a Discovery Sudbury Field Day. Classes from each school board are invited to experience a Discover Sudbury Geology Bus Tour and Dynamic Earth Experience. Students and teachers will learn how the mining industry has evolved and how the environment has been restored during their tour of the Sudbury Basin. Teachers from Greater Sudbury school boards interested in registering for school events should contact Stacey Roy at Dynamic Earth..
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MineOpportunity Challenge – April 23rd and 24th
The MineOpportunity challenge gives participating high school students a unique experience that is both exciting and educational. MineOpportunity is a competitive game that allows students to explore geology, engineering and mining by answering questions and completing activities that are hands-on and curriculum-based. MMTS sponsors are given the opportunity to participate in the day’s events at booths, challenge stops and presentations adding to the students learning experience..
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Teacher Workshops – April 25th and 26th
Grade 4 to Grade 8 teachers are invited to our Teacher Workshops to learn strategies for delivering mining related, curriculum-linked activities and use innovative materials in their classrooms. While teachers enjoy this hands-on learning experience, their students will be engaged in programming that includes underground tours and mining activities at Dynamite Earth..
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