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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.
Bringing MARGINS Research into the Classroom
A series of workshops devoted to the development of classroom-ready web-based mini-lessons incorporating MARGINS Data.
- Announcing the Release of the New MARGINS (and GeoPRISMS) Mini-Lessons
We are pleased to announce the availability of 15 data-rich class exercises (mini-lessons) that explore tectonic, structural, geochemical, and sedimentary processes along continental margins. Visit the GeoPRISMS site to learn more about these great resources.
- USGS Announces Job Opening for Youth and Education Science Manager
Enjoy working with youth? NAGT partners with the USGS for our popular Cooperative Summer Field Training Program, Youth and Education in Science Intern Programs.The U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Application deadline is November 25.
- New NAGT Officers Welcomed at 2015 GSA Annual Meeting
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) welcomed its newest elected officers at the recent 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, November 1-4, in Baltimore, MD. The new officers will serve in their respected positions for one year.
- NAGT Announces 2015 Award Winners
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers is pleased to announce the winners of our 2015 Neil Miner, James Shea, and Robert Christman awards. These awards will be presented at the NAGT and GSA Geoscience Education Division Awards luncheon at the Geological Society of America annual meeting in Baltimore, MD November 1-4.
- InTeGrate Webinar Series 2015-16
InTeGrate is excited to announce its professional development webinar program for the 2015-2016 academic year. This series of webinars is designed for members of the InTeGrate community interested in building, using or adapting InTeGrate materials. While some webinars are geared toward materials developers, we are refocusing the series toward implementation and opening these webinars to anyone interested in attending. You can register for one or more; each event is limited to 50 participants.
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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 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
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 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
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
A series of workshops devoted to the development of classroom-ready web-based mini-lessons incorporating MARGINS Data.GeoPRISMS
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
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 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
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
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. On this ...K12
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 On the Cutting Edge Professional Development Program for Geoscience Faculty brings together workshops, websites, and research activities to support highest quality undergraduate geoscience ...Cutting Edge
Connecting Theory to Classroom Practice Teaching Methods The What, Why and How of Student Centered Learning Activities Direct from the Classroom Get Started With: Engaged Pedagogies We use the term ...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
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 » Ice Core ...CLEAN
Jump down to: One Dimensional Motion | Two Dimensional Motion | Forces and Motion | Rotation | Impulse and Momentum | Energy | Simple Harmonic Motion | Waves| Sound | Light One-Dimensional Motion × ...Student Video Library