Interactive Program 3rd-6th: Copper in Arizona
Estimated 60 minutes
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!
What are we doing today?
What is Copper?
What is Copper Ore?
What is Mining?
What Happens When a Mine Closes?
Mines in Arizona: Open Pit Mine