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EarthScope in the Northern Rockies
EarthScope's network of multipurpose geophysical instruments and observatories is expanding capabilities to observe the structure and ongoing deformation of the North American continent. The goal of this workshop was to formulate an integrated research and education agenda to optimize the use of the Earthscope facility in the northern Rockies, to identify the "big" scientific questions of the region, and to engage the public through a variety of education and outreach activities.
- Call for Implementation Programs
We are excited to announce and invite you to apply to our InTeGrate call for implementation programs. Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to successful applicants. See the call for more details. Proposal deadline is March 28, 2014.
- Upcoming Webinar on Integrating Geodesy Data into Undergraduate Courses
The GETSI project will be offering a free webinar on January 10, 2014 on the topic of incorporating geodesy data into undergraduate courses. This webinar will provide an overview of geodetic methods and existing teaching resources that can be used to address critical societal geoscience questions.
- SERC Servers Moving December 15
On Sunday, December 15 SERC's website (including NAGT .org) will be migrating to new servers. During the migration some site features will not be available including forms, content editing and email list delivery. Read on for more about the move and what it portends.
- InTeGrate 2014 Workshops Announced
The InTeGrate program is offering 2 new workshops for 2014, plus four partnership workshops in collaboration with On the Cutting Edge and GeoEthics.
- 2014 On the Cutting Edge Workshop Series Announced
On the Cutting Edge has announced their 2013-14 series of workshops and professional development opportunities. The series includes a wide array of face-to-face workshops, virtual workshops, webinars, and ongoing research activities. Learn more at the On the Cutting Edge workshop website.
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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
A portal to activities, workshops and other teaching materials for Geoscience Educators.Teach the Earth
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
By engaging 2YC geoscience faculty in professional development, the SAGE2YC project disseminates advances in STEM education to improve teaching, support students, and help prepare geoscience majors ...Geoscience in Two-Year Colleges
Building Strong Geoscience Departments is a project focused on helping geoscience departments adapt and prosper in a changing and challenging environment.Building Strong Geoscience Departments
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
Vignettes are stand-alone, illustrated electronic case studies that teach about geomorphology, surface processes, and/or Quaternary history. Vignettes can be used alone or in combination with the ...Vignettes
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
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 (NAGT) 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 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
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
For Faculty and Instructors Undergraduate Teaching for a Sustainable Future Learn More Â For Program Directors and Administrators Laying the Foundation for Tomorrow's Sustainability Workforce ...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
The On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods through workshops and websites which combine to provide professional ...Cutting Edge
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 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
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
A library of teaching methods, example activities and literature on research on learning.Pedagogy in Action
The CLEAN Pathway provides a reviewed collection of classroom materials for teaching climate and energy literacy for students in grades 6-16. Hallmarks of the project include the collection of ...CLEAN