Cheryl Manning

Evergreen High School

Cheryl Manning is a Geoscience Education Research PhD student at Northern Illinois University and a master teacher of Earth and Space Science, Environmental Science, Physics and Chemistry at Evergreen High School in Evergreen, Colorado (since 2002). Prior to teaching in Colorado, she taught Earth Systems and Integrated Science in Utah and was an award winning lead laboratory instructor at both University of Utah and Montana State University. Cheryl served at the National Science Foundation, Geosciences Directorate as a 2018-19 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.  She has a B.S. and M.S. in Geology from Montana State with teaching minors in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. A National Board Certified teacher, Cheryl shares her passion for teaching and learning with science educators around the country and works as an Educational Consultant with a variety of organizations. She is a past President of the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA) and has volunteered on GSA’s Education Committee and is a member of NAGT’s Professional Development Committee.

Workshop Leader, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (3)

The Carbon Cycle Game part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
During Round 1, students model the carbon cycle pre-Industrial Revolution. There are stations around the room that represent Earth's carbon reservoirs. Depending on the number rolled on a die, students either ...

History of Climate Science part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
Students work in small groups to conduct online research on a random set of important historical events in climate science then categorize whether these events were "scientific", "cultural", ...

Off Base - Acidity of Oceans part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Tuesday
The teaching demonstration is intended to inspire student questions from which they can design an investigation regarding ocean's carbonate buffer system, how changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels may ...

Conference Presentation (1)

The Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
It is important that we prepare tomorrow's scientists, decision makers, and communities to address the societal impacts of a changing climate. In order to respond to, manage, and adapt to those changes, ...

Other Contributions (8)

Tuesday Teaching Demos part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Tuesday
Tuesday Teaching Demos Skip to Main ContentSkip to Navigation Your Account Earth ...


Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Southwest Section, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division

Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (20 workshops)

Webinar Participant (4 webinars)