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Whether you're an undergraduate faculty member or a K-12 science teacher our suite of partner projects have materials you can use today. Connect with a community of peers as they share what really works in their classrooms.
The Quantitative Literacy and Reasoning Assessment (QLRA) seeks to develop a non-proprietary instrument for assessing Quantitative Literacy/Reasoning (QLR), pilot the instrument at two- and four-year colleges, and create an online resource portal for QLR assessment.
- InTeGrate Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice Workshop Announced- Application Deadline: March 25
Join us for this important workshop taking place between the 5th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon blow out in the Gulf of Mexico and the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice workshop will enable teams of faculty members and administrators, particularly from minority-serving institutions, to explore the interplay among these critical issues and develop plans for actions that they will take on their own campuses to better incorporate these issues into their curriculum and campus programs.
- Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) Announces Series of Online Workshops
The AESS Online & Blended Learning Subcommittee invites you to a series of online workshops to discuss the best ways to align instruction and practice in building students' sustainability skill sets.
- Earth Science Partners with Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Tech
Great campus collaboration that came out of the last summer's Innovative Approaches to Teaching Sedimentary Geology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology workshop from On the Cutting Edge.
- Contribute to the Upcoming Earth Educators' Rendezvous: Abstract Deadline is March 1
The Contributed Program offers both a venue to present work and an opportunity to see the depth and breadth of what is going on in the Earth Science education community. Submit your teaching and program examples or educational research before March 1!
- InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Interactions between Water, Earth's Surface, and Human Activity
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.
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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 × ...Student Video Library
Design your own professional development opportunity at the first annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous. Capitalize on experience of your colleagues at a variety of workshops, present and discuss ...Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2015
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
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
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
CS in Parallel (supported by a grant from NSF-CCLI) provides a resource for CS educators to find, share, and discuss modular teaching materials and computational platform supports.Parallel Computing in the Computer Science Curriculum
NICHE, the Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education, is a collection of resources for infusing quantitative reasoning throughout the curriculum.NICHE
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
The InTeGrate program supports the teaching of geoscience in the context of societal issues both within geoscience courses and across the undergraduate curriculum.InTeGrate
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
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
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
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
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
On the Cutting Edge - Strong Undergraduate Geoscience Teaching managed by NAGT for the benefit of undergraduate geoscience education Workshops Strong Undergraduate Geoscience Teaching Develop ...Cutting Edge
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
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
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
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