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Science for Non-Scientists
This website hosts all of the materials developed for an undergraduate course called "Science for Non-Scientists." Students enrolled in this course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison showed very significant gains in critical thinking skills, as measured by the Critical Thinking Assessment test, developed at Tennessee Tech University.
- NAGT Joins in Call for Action
NAGT joins over 250 groups and prominent business leaders across the country in an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development— Innovation: An American Imperative. The action follows American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, Restoring the Foundation: The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream.
- Helping the Next Generation Save the Planet: InTeGrate in the News
Carleton College highlights SERC's largest project
- Interested in Expanding the Impact of your Program? Join us for an Important Webinar on Creating Institutional and Curricular Change
This webinar will help faculty design a plan to support departmental & institutional change including aspects such as aligning effort with institutional priorities, making use of assets that already exist, and engaging other stakeholders in the efforts. The webinar will be facilitated by Judith Ramaley. Dr. Ramaley is a member of the InTeGrate advisory board and has published extensively on educational reform, science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, and the leadership of organizational change.
The webinar is free but registration is required. Register on the webinar website by June 15.
- NAGT-GEO2YC Spring Foundations Newsletter Now Available
Whether you are still teaching, enjoying break, or preparing for your summer courses, the following NAGT-GEO2YC Foundations newsletter will inspire and solicit new ideas for your own practices.
- Join the Pre-Rendezvous Review Camp
Have you registered for the upcoming Earth Educators' Rendezvous? If so, join the pre-Rendezvous Review Camp!
Volunteers are needed for a one-day "Review Camp" to help peer review the collections of submitted teaching activities from InTeGrate and other NAGT sponsored programs on Sunday, July 12, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. We seek reviewers from across the disciplines who can evaluate the content and pedagogical quality of InTeGrate's contributed collections We will select 25 volunteers from those who apply. For this important service, InTeGrate will provide a $500 stipend that will help to offset your travel and accommodations.
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EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.EarthLabs for Educators
From the Outside Looking In 2 Humans are interacting with the Earth in ways that have alarming and potentially irreversible consequences for Earth's systems. We are depleting natural resources, ...Earth Analysis Techniques
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
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 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 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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
InTeGrate Your Account InTeGrate For Faculty and Instructors Undergraduate Teaching for a Sustainable Future Learn More ...InTeGrate
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 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
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 your ...Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2015