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Mining and Exploration


Potash Saskatchewan


The Saskatchewan Mining Association (SMA) offers educators an opportunity to explore the diverse aspects of mining operations throughout the province and their links to the Saskatchewan education curriculum.

GeoVenture 2024 - August 10 - 16, 2024

SK Teachers, join us for 7 days of hands-on learning about SK’s mineral resource industry with behind the scenes access to leading experts, mine & mill tours (uranium, potash, coal), free resources, and more! Admissions are competitive, apply now!

The GeoVenture Program is FULLY SPONSORED by the SMA (ie all travel, accommodation and meals during the trip) other than a $50 registration fee for selected candidates.

To apply, educators are asked to email a brief letter that includes teaching background (# of years of experience, grade level, subject matter) as well as personal and school contact information (school name, telephone, fax, email) to: education@saskmining.ca 

GeoVenture Blog

2023 SMA GeoVenture Blog
August 23, 2023
August 12 - 18   August 12 and 13, 2023 Spent a busy, informative, and fun, first afternoon and next morning learning about all that is geology, mining processes, and mining safety in Saskatchewan. Am suddenly proud of what the industry is doing and has to offer potential employees (ie. our
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2019 SMA GeoVenture Blog
August 17, 2019
Following is the 2019 SMA GeoVenture Blog that took place August 17 - 22. Day 1 Orientation and Welcome BBQ, August 17, 2019 - Terry Johanson, SMA Education Outreach GeoVenture 2019 has officially launched! Our first day included our orientation workshop, getting to know each other and our
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2018 SMA GeoVenture Blog
August 19, 2018
Following is the 2018 SMA GeoVenture Blog August 19 - 24 Day 1 Orientation and Welcome BBQ, August 19, 2018 GeoVenture 2018 kicked off with an Orientation Workshop which included Introductions; Itinerary review; Curriculum Link Outline; Introduction to Rocks and Minerals; Overview of
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2017 SMA GeoVenture
August 21, 2017
Following is a blog on the 2017 GeoVenture August 14 - 19, 2017.  Day 1 Monday August 14th, 2017 - Orientation          Day 2 Tuesday August 15th, 2017 - K + S Potash Canada Bethune Mine, by Erika Bakker, Saskatoon Misbah School Our first day took us to Saskatchewan’s newest
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2015 SMA GeoVenture
January 1, 2015
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2014 SMA GeoVenture
January 1, 2014
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