Move Mining Next Gen

Move Mining Next Gen is the K-12 program to extend the original Move Mining competition.
Move Mining Next Gen is an online competition for students K-12 that explores the importance of mined minerals. Competitors will compete for prizes in four categories by creating a video to market to a world audience that addresses why mining and minerals are important to our lives.

Move Mining was created to help change the world’s perception of the mining industry. Individuals and teams, ages 10 to adult, from around the world participate in the Move Mining competition using technology, creativity and innovation to share their ideas on how to positively change or “move” the public’s perception of mining. Competing teams submit a three-minute video and one-page abstract outlining their concepts. Four finalist teams are chosen by expert judges and one is chosen by “people’s choice.” All five finalist teams compete for the $5,000 grand prize by presenting their concepts before a panel of industry experts and a live audience during the 2021 SME Annual Conference & Expo in February.

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