Written by Alyssa Burley.
The students toured the rock quarry, visited the labs where they test the strength of concrete and perform sieve analyses on the materials, and then made their own concrete projects to take home.
The teachers were thrilled the field trip was both educational and fun. The students were extremely excited to learn about construction aggregates and the role they play in our communities.
"This field trip was AWESOME," exclaimed one student.
The field trip was designed to introduce students to the real-world Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) that are involved in the construction aggregates industry, and to show how the industry is vital to our communities.