Copper can be studied from many perspectives. As a metal, it has many unique and beneficial properties in the world today. Historically, copper is one of the oldest materials in use by man and can illuminate parts of our great history throughout civilized times. The production and use of copper are also important parts of our economy. Here are several articles discussing copper and its many benefits.
- Copper Is...
This interactive section looks at the properties and applications of one of our planet's most versatile resources: copper, along with its value to our society, today and tomorrow.
- Copper Production from Ore to Finished Product
A brief step-by-step description of the modern copper production process.
- Copper Facts
A collection of interesting facts and figures relating to copper and its many applications.
- History of Copper
An extensive collection of information on history of copper through the ages, including the History of Copper in the U.S. and 60 Centuries of Copper.
- The Statue of Liberty
Learn facts about the Statue of Liberty, our most enduring symbol of freedom and the part copper plays in her lasting beauty and strength.
- Copper & Kids
An overview of copper through the ages, scientific experiments, fun & games, Private Whys? discovery unit and other educational resources for kids and teachers.