K-12 Education Resources

University of California, Berkeley

This portal features an extensive selection of links to materials for K-12 teachers and students. The teacher's section contains lesson plans, activities and a collection of interactive, web-based educational modules that address topics such as fossils, the history of life, biological evolution, the science of paleontology and the scientific process. There is also a set of articles and classroom activities using paleontology to teach major concepts in science, and a curriculum guide containing standards-based lessons for the San Francisco Unified School District. There are also professional development materials (online courses) and links to other recommended sites. The student's section features a selection of links to exhibits and online investigations on such topics as the fossil record, evolution, geologic time, and others.

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Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geoscience, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Paleontology
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Time/Earth History, Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Paleontology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:K12