A Pretty Penny

Arizona's nickname is the Copper State. How do you think Arizona got that nickname? It is because Arizona has historically been the largest producer of copper in the United States! Copper is so important to Arizona that our state flag has a copper star on it! In this course, we will learn about what copper is and the mining process!

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Introduction: What we are doing

  • 2

    Part 1: What is Copper?

    • What is Copper?

  • 3

    Part 2: What is mining?

    • What is mining?

  • 4

    Part 3: Pan for minerals

    • Pan for minerals

  • 5

    Part 4: Wrap up

    • Mining Equipment