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Earth Science Open House May 7th

Orix Geoscience Inc. and the Harquail School of Earth Sciences at Laurentian University bring you

Earth Science Open House

The Harquail School of Earth Sciences invites students and their guardians who are currently exploring potential undergraduate program options, to join us for an evening discovering applications of earth sciences in the industry. Uncover what a career as a geologist could look like  by exploring various hands-on activities and speak with Laurentian Alumni and Earth Sciences professors to learn more about our BSc programs. Event details and RSVP below. 


Tuesday, May 7, 2019

6 pm Opening remarks
6:20 pm – 8 pm Activity Stations

Laurentian University
Willet Green Miller Centre, 5th Floor
935 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury ON

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Open House Activities

ArcGIS (Geographic Information System): 
Learn what goes into making and understanding maps.

Geomatics & Software Development (coding): 
Learn the power of computer programming in the mining industry.

3D Modelling: 
Learn about the layers of 3D geological modelling.

Learn why geology is called the “artistic science”.

Core Logging & Mapping:
Learn the importance of boots on the ground field work.

Polarizing Microscopes:
Investigate the history of a rock and its minerals with a polarizing microscope.

Economic Geology: 
Explore metal ores by matching them with Mineral Cards and modern uses.