Working in… Earth Sciences – Mine Geologist

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The Working In… series compiles a selection of fascinating STEM jobs in a multitude of fields. They are designed to highlight the variety of STEM careers available to students that they may not have considered, or been aware of before now. Find out where your future career may lie here.

Jason, Hayden and Matt work as Geologists for a mining company.

In this video, they talk about what their jobs actually involve, the highs and lows of being a working mine geologist and why its the best job for them.

This article is best suited to Year 8 Chemistry and Earth Science students who are learning about elements, rocks and mining.

Working In… Earth Science – Mine Geologist

Video length: 3:58 mins

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Years: 8


Chemical Sciences – Atoms

Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface