- Minnesota Minerals Education Workshop (MMEW), Winona (CANCELLED due to COVID-19)

June 23 - 25, 2020

The MMEW is a three-day workshop for K-12 Earth Science educators and pre-service teachers that offers short courses and field trips focused on the geology and mineral resources of Minnesota.

Highlights of this year’s workshop include:

  • Southeast Minnesota’s geology, karst terrain, hydrogeology, geomorphology, mineral resources, and more!
  • 12 short courses and guest speakers on a variety of topics, including teaching standards, curriculum development, flume lab, groundwater, fossils and more!
  • Two days of field trips around the Winona-Rochester area including a boat cruise on the Mississippi River
  • 24 professional development hours
  • Rock and fossil collecting opportunities
  • Tuesday Evening Event – Out of this World! Lecture from Winona State University’s planetary geologist and outing to the Garvin Heights Lookout – Star Party included (weather permitting)

Registrations are already coming in, so register HERE to save your spot!

$45 early bird | $50 lodging

FREE registration for teachers new to MMEW so please invite someone new to join you!

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Please contact Sara Welna with questions. If you no longer wish to receive information about MMEW, please reply to this email and we will remove you from the mailing list.

Thank you for your time and we hope to see you in Winona!


Sara Welna

MMEW-2020 Coordinator