“Cement is not Concrete!”

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“Cement is not Concrete!”

“Cement is Not Concrete!”

A K-12 Teacher Workshop presented by  Women In Mining

Join us for an evening of hands-on learning at  CalPortland Company’s Oro Grande Cement Plant!

Come and learn the difference between cement and concrete during this two-hour workshop that will demonstrate how to engage your students in the geology of mining!  Teachers will receive a FREE curricula guide with tables listing specific minerals and rocks, their characteristics, plus lesson plans, glossaries, and a historical timeline of Portland Cement!

 As an added bonus, participants will tour the CalPortland Oro Grande Cement Plant with plant engineers to see how cement is made and learn how they do it while continuing to be an industry leader in energy conservation and environmental innovation!

WHEN:  Thursday, March 9, 2017

RSVP by March 3

 TIME: 4:00 PM—7:00 PM

 Registration 3:30-3:45, tour leaves promptly at 4PM


 19409 National Trails Highway, Oro Grande, CA 92368

Participants must wear closed-toe, sturdy walking shoes and long pants.


This workshop is exclusively for MEEC teachers  and not available to the general public.

Workshop space is limited to the first 20 educators who sign up. Early registration is recommended.

To reserve your spot, call (760) 245-1661 ext. 6717 or email Samantha Murray, MEEC Program Specialist at: smurray@mdaqmd.ca.gov

CalPortland Cement is not Concrete Flyer