What materials can you find by mining?  You might think of diamonds, gold, and iron - and you'd be right!  But what about ... toothpaste?!

Did you know that before your toothpaste makes it to your toothbrush, the ingredients have to be extracted from the ground?  That's right - your toothpaste started off looking like a pile of rocks!   

With our guest STEM experts from Mining Matters, learn more about the everyday items that use mined materials, and try making your own toothpaste at home. 

Preparation: Click here for a list of materials.  

Expert: We'll be joined by representatives from Mining Matters, an organization that educates young people about Earth sciences and the minerals industry.

November 21st, 2020 1:00 PM
Online Event,