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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.
Climate Education in an Age of Media (CAM)
The CAM project is developing approaches to bring student media production into climate change education in ways that are engaging, empowering, and can be readily adopted in a wide range of instructional environments.
- Registration is Now Open for the Earth Educators' Rendezvous
Join us for the inaugural Earth Educators' Rendezvous this summer at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
- Geoethics Highlighted at Recent AGU Meeting
A group of scientists and teachers at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) met to discuss "geoethics," not just the principles that scientists, students, and employers need to consider in their research, papers and publications, and in their communications with the public, but questions about advocacy, policy input, and even stewardship of the environment and climate.
- InTeGrate in the News
Williams College highlights InTeGrate project with focus on SERC Director, Cathy Manduca, Williams '80 and Williams College Professor Lisa Gilbert, author of the Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes module.
- InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of Three 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.
- What's New @ SERC?
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.
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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
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
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
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 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
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) launched a national discussion on university-based STEM Education Centers in September 2013, through a generous grant from the Alfred P. ...STEM Education Centers
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 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
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
The InTeGrate program supports the teaching of geoscience in the context of societal issues both within geoscience courses and across the undergraduate curriculum.InTeGrate
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
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
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
On the Cutting Edge — Strong Undergraduate Geoscience Education managed by NAGT Workshops Strong Undergraduate Geoscience Teaching Develop Program- Wide Abilities Complex Systems Metacognition ...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
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
A library of teaching methods, example activities and literature on research on learning.Pedagogy in Action
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
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