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The National Numeracy Network
Through national meetings, faculty workshops, research initiatives, and information sharing, the National Numeracy Network aims to strengthen the capacity of our country in the quantitative areas of business, industry, education, and research across all disciplines.
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Find a selection of new teaching materials found at SERC-hosted websites. This list is just a small sample of materials available to support your teaching.
- InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of Two New Modules of Teaching Materials
InTeGrate is developing a new breed of teaching materials that can be utilized in general education courses, teacher preparation courses, core courses within geoscience majors, and courses designed for other majors including environmental studies, social science, engineering, and other sciences.
- Direct Measurement Video project launches expanded video collection
Direct Measurement Videos are short, high-quality videos of real events that students can use to explore and apply physics concepts. What sets these videos apart from others is that students can measure distances, time, angles, and other variables right off the videos, allowing for a wide variety of quantitative and theoretical exploration.
- Heather Macdonald Receives the 2014 American Geophysical Union Award for Excellence in Geophysical Education.
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers and On The Cutting Edge is proud to congratulate R. Heather Macdonald on receiving the 2014 American Geophysical Union award for Excellence in Geophysical Education
- The CLEAN Team is Soliciting Submissions of Excellent Climate and Energy Science Educational Resources
The CLEAN (Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network, cleanet.org) team is soliciting submissions of excellent climate and energy science educational resources for review and inclusion in the CLEAN Collection. We are coming to you as you may be developing resources as part of your projects, and/or may have access to others who are.
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The Earth Exploration Toolbook is a collection of computer-based Earth science activities. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more data sets and an analysis tool that enables users to ...Earth Exploration Toolbook
Jump down to: One Dimensional Motion | Two Dimensional Motion | Forces and Motion | Rotation | Impulse and Momentum | Energy | Simple Harmonic Motion | Sound | Light One-Dimensional Motion How fast ...Student Video Library
This website hosts instructional materials used in the Eyes in the Sky program. Eyes in the Sky II is an expansion of TERC's existing program that was supported by NSF ITEST funding.Eyes in the Sky II
This site introduces economists to innovative teaching strategies developed both within and beyond the discipline of economics. It provides instructors with the tools to begin integrating and ...Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
A portal to activities, workshops and other teaching materials for Geoscience Educators.Teach the Earth
NICHE, the Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education, is a collection of resources for infusing quantitative reasoning throughout the curriculum.NICHE
This website contains educational modules and digital library technologies that can be used to translate exciting new scientific discoveries into effective instructional practice.Integrating Research and Education
Welcome to SERC's portal for K-12 Educators. We've scoured dozens of educational project websites hosted by SERC to find the activities and resources of highest interest to K-12 educators. ...K12
The Math You Need, When You Need It provides web modules to help students succeed with mathematics in introductory geoscience classes.The Math You Need, When You Need It
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural ...NAGT
The InTeGrate program supports the teaching of geoscience in the context of societal issues both within geoscience courses and across the undergraduate curriculum.InTeGrate
This website provides information on the issues involved in teaching quantitative literacy, reasoning, and skills and methods for doing so as well as additional resources and a community of other ...Quantitative Skills
Direct Measurement Videos are short, high-quality videos of real events that allow students to easily explore, measure, and predict physical phenomena. Several of the videos are paired with ...Direct Measurement Videos
On the Cutting Edge — Strong Undergraduate Geoscience Education an NAGT Program Workshops Strong Undergraduate Geoscience Teaching Develop Program- Wide Abilities Complex Systems Metacognition ...Cutting Edge
A library of teaching methods, example activities and literature on research on learning.Pedagogy in Action
This site is designed to help faculty and graduate students learn about instructional methods for teaching undergraduate entry-level geoscience, environmental science, or related courses.Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Earth and environmental science classes are changing. Long perceived as low-level courses with little to engage or challenge students, they are becoming vital, rich, invigorating courses. As more ...EarthLabs
This website is designed to help students and instructors use the teaching modules and resource collections from the famous trial described in "A Civil Action" in science and ...A Civil Action - The Woburn Toxic Trial
This site contains educational and supporting materials for students and teachers of microbiology, including information about microorganisms and extremophiles, and links to online resources about ...Microbial Life - Educational Resources
A collection of 600+ free, ready-to-use resources rigorously reviewed by educators and scientists. Suitable for secondary through higher education classrooms. Explore the Collection » ...CLEAN