Mining for Music; A Children's Look at Mineral Resources
**This video is no longer in production, but is a Bonus feature on the new Treasure House DVD.**
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Have you ever stopped to realize that everything you use is made from elements that come from the earth? Consider, from trombones to tractors, cars to crayons and from bricks to bridges, we depend totally on what we are able to extract or harvest from Mother Earth'
Travel with Sean , our student host/narrator, and discover firsthand the sources of the things we use everyday. Visit copper, iron, gold and silver mines. See mines from both sides of the North American continent, then travel three miles underground to see coal removal at several tons per minute. This young people's presentation will be unforgettable and enjoyable educational experience as you explore the dynamics of rock and mineral mining.
A grand finale of Dmitry Shostakovich's "Festive Overture" will have you toe-tapping your way through an unforgettable look at mineral extraction, processing and refining.
You'll discover that without mining there would be no instrumental music, or hardly anything else for that matter.
Produced in cooperation with the National Energy Foundation