2015 Science Fair Award Winners

The Berkeley Pit Education Committee awarded savings bonds to four grade school students and one high school student who competed in the 2015 Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fair. Each of their Fair projects explored important topics related to the Berkeley Pit and mine waste cleanup technologies. Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Fair, and keep up the good work! […]

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Berkeley Pit Tours Available

Would your class like to research the Berkeley Pit for a school project? Interested in arranging a tour for your class? PitWatch can help. Send an email expressing your interest to info@pitwatch.org and the Berkeley Pit Public Education Committee can help arrange a tour with Montana Resources, as well as bring in volunteer scientists and technical professionals working on Berkeley […]

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Since 1997, the Berkeley Pit Public Education Committee has given awards, including cash and scholarships, at annual Montana Tech Science & Engineering Fairs to students with projects that explore topics related to the Berkeley Pit. Are you interested in doing a science project on the Berkeley Pit or a related issue? Would you like to research the Berkeley Pit for […]

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The Clark Fork Watershed Education Program (CFWEP) has been a leading provider of environmental and restoration education programs and services in western Montana since 2005. Based at the Montana Tech Institute for Educational Opportunities in Butte, Montana, CFWEP offers multi-disciplinary science and history programs for schools, teachers, and students in and around the Upper Clark Fork Basin. CFWEP also offers […]

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Since 1997, the Berkeley Pit Public Education Committee has given awards at annual Montana Tech Science & Engineering Fairs to students with projects that explore topics related to the Berkeley Pit. At the 2013 fair, five students received awards for Pit-related projects. Brian McGeehan from Butte Central received an award for his project, How Can We Clean Up the Berkeley […]

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