Iron Mining Association

Partnering with the schools

The Iron Mining Association of Minnesota (IMA) works with educational institutions to ensure that young people understand the importance of mining to our state and national history and economy. Our educational partnership with schools provides information on mining to area classrooms, recognizes students academic achievements and works with students who will be the employees of the future.

To access a specialized iron-mining curriculum developed by local teachers to expose sixth-grade students to the science, history, mathematics and art of iron mining, click here. This new curriculum web site is currently under development - so keep checking back to see what's new!