How glaciers affected copper
A glacier carried copper along and
deposited it elsewhere as the glacier melted.
Float copper is a chunk of glacier, carried
along and deposited else where as the
How they used copper
They used copper to make tools
Where copper is found
Copper is found in the counties, Keweenaw,
Houghton, and Ontonagon in the Western
The first state geologist was Douglass
Copper Rush and the growth
of the Upper Peninsula
The copper rush began in 1843 in the
Jobs brought people to the Upper
The copper strike and who is Annie
The mine owners were cutting to much so
the workers had to work more. Then they
went on strike. It lasted ten months.
Annie Clemenc led the march and held the
Copper, yesterday and today
Michigan produced the most copper in
Copper mining stopped in 1997 because
other states could mine it cheaper mostly in
the west. The mines were not as deep in the
ground so it was faster to mine. The last
mine was the white pine mine.
Capital Resources used
Human Resources used
A Natural Resource is something that nature
makes and a human can’t.
A Capital Resource is a machine that does
all the work and makes products.
A Human Resource is a person who
makes the products or the workers (miner).
We thought that the glaciers that carried
copper were cool.
We also thought that since there wasn’t any
more copper mining it was weird that we
couldn’t see copper being mined.