Earth Education Project Sites
This set of project websites has been recognized by Teach the Earth as relevant and useful for Earth Educators.
Teaching GeoEthics Across the Geoscience Curriculum
Ethics Education is an increasingly important component of the pre-professional training of (geo)scientists. Funding agencies (NSF, NIH) require training of graduate students in the responsible conduct of research, employers are increasingly expecting their workers to have basic training in ethics, and the public demands the highest standards of ethical conduct by scientists. Yet, few faculty have the requisite training to effectively teach about ethics in their classes, or even informally in mentoring students working in their labs.
Building Strong Geoscience Departments
On the Cutting Edge - Building Strong Geoscience Departments managed by NAGT Workshops Developing Pathways to Strong Geoscience Programs for the Future Defining Strong Departments Characteristics of Strong ...
Curriculum for the Bioregion Curriculum Collection
Curriculum for the Bioregion engages faculty communities in exploring the complex issues of sustainability - environmental quality, true community health and wellbeing, and social equity and justice - and in building sustainability concepts and place-based learning into a broad array of courses and disciplines.
Introducing Geophysics for Urban and Near-surface Applications
The IGUaNA project team are developing teaching materials for introductory-level undergraduate science courses. These materials feature the applications of geophysical techniques to societally-relevant, real-world ...
Tri-Agency Climate Education Collection
The Tri-Agency Climate Education (TrACE) Catalog is an online directory of climate education projects developed through initiatives funded by NASA, NOAA and NSF.
The primary goal of the ADVANCEGeo project is to improve work climate conditions by developing bystander intervention workshops for department heads, chairs, faculty and grad students to appropriately respond to and prevent sexual and other types of harassment on campus and in the field as well as include awareness and prevention training of harassment in the teaching of ethical conduct in research.
CLEAN - a Collection of Climate and Energy Education Resources
Our team of educators and scientists has reviewed and organized the best free teaching resources for K-12 through college. Go Entire Collection Activities Videos Visualizations Featured Resource HEART Force ...
EDDIE (Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry and Exploration) is a suite of education projects composed of STEM disciplinary and educational researchers. We develop flexible classroom teaching modules using large, publicly available, sensor-based datasets to engage students in STEM and improve their quantitative reasoning.
GEODE: Google Earth for Onsite and Distance Education
Visualization plays a critical role in teaching and learning about the Earth. All geoscience students must be able to mentally transport themselves to a different time and place, work across multiple scales of ...
Know Soil, Know Life Educators Guide
Know Soil, Know Life Educator's Guide Why teach about soil and soil science? Beneath our feet and all around us is a vitally important material Soil. Soils sustain life, without soil, there would be no ...
Through a grant from the EarthScope Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF), ANGLE offers educator professional development workshops and helps teach student academies for the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP). EarthScope ANGLE contributes to increasing Alaskan resilience to geohazards through education and the development of an action-oriented statewide learning community.
Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges
The Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education at Two-Year Colleges (SAGE 2YC) project and website helps two-year college geoscience faculty implement high-impact, evidence-based instructional and co-curricular ...
Teaching in the Field
This collection of teaching resources, contributed by mebers of NAGT, features information about field trips organized for a variety of purposes across the country. The collection aims to share information about the design of various kinds of field trips as well as to provide easy access to field guides.
GETSI - GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues
The GETSI teaching materials feature geodetic data and quantitative skills applied to societally important issues (climate change, natural hazards, water resources, environmental management). These materials were ...
Teaching Nanotechnology Across the Undergraduate STEM Curriculum
This site provide guidance on introducing Nanotechnology across the STEM curriculum. It includes resources for both educators and students getting up to speed with the advances in this new field.
CAMEL is a FREE, COMPREHENSIVE, INTERDISCIPLINARY, MULTI - MEDIA RESOURCE for educators, providing over 300 interdisciplinary topic areas and numerous resource types to give the educator the tools they need to ...
Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education
This collaborative project enhances hydrology education by creating a cyberinfrastructure for organized community efforts to develop, share, and publish data-driven curriculum for teaching undergraduate hydrogeology.
Geo-Needs: Stakeholder Needs Assessment for Broadening Participation in the Geoscience Workforce
"IMPACT STATEMENT: Increase the number of underrepresented minorities that graduate college with STEM degrees in the next 10 years and improve women's participation in areas of STEM where they are ...
Teaching Geoscience in the Field
× Field experiences are a critical part of a geoscience student's education and have long been one of the foundations of geoscience education. Field experiences aid students in applying knowledge they ...
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.
Teaching with Augmented and Virtual Reality
The goal of Teaching with Augmented and Virtual Reality (TAVR) is to enhance the use of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) in earth science education. Virtual reality presents a new opportunity for engaging students in geoscience field experiences, which are known to support student learning. TAVR aims to develop best practices for integrating VR into geoscience education and to support adoption of those practices in college classrooms.
Hawaiian Volcanoes and Hazards Education
Andrew Greene Michael Garcia This set of educational activities on Hawaiian geology, volcanology and hazards uses fun, highly interactive methods of learning to engage participants in the science of volcanic ...
About the EDDIE: Earth and Ecosystems Project
Jump to: Project Goals| Research, Evaluation, and Assessment | References | Project SupportFor Team Members Project Support Project EDDIE was supported by funding from NSF (Earth and Ecosystems IUSE Award 1821567; ...
Compass: Advancing Earth Education Resource Discovery
The Compass project responds to the need, identified by the Earth Education community, to improve the discoverability of existing, high-quality Earth education resources. The project will focus on three key ...
Web-based Interactive Landform Simulation Model-Grand Canyon
Welcome to the Web-based Interactive Landform Simulation Model-Grand Canyon (WILSIM-GC) website! The Grand Canyon is one the most spectacular landforms on Earth. Have you ever wondered how it formed? WILSIM-GC is ...
DIG Texas Instructional Blueprints for Teaching Earth and Space Science
DIG Texas is creating five online course road maps, or blueprints, for use in high school Earth and Space Science classes. A blueprint documents what to teach, in what order, for how long, and identifies which online resources to use of the thousands available.
Sustainability Improves Student Learning (SISL)
SISL is a select group of academic associations/disciplinary societies working together to increase students' learning in undergraduate courses, and better prepare students for the 21st-century "Big Questions" that relate to real-world challenges such as energy, air and water quality, and climate change.
Spatial Thinking Workbook
This project is developing and testing teaching materials to improve the spatial thinking skills of geoscience undergraduates, using strategies supported by cognitive science and geoscience education research.
The Role of Metacognition in Learning
An awareness of the learning process improves learning, yet students are rarely taught how to develop this awareness. These webpages explore ways to help our students to improve their learning by incorporating metacognition into our geoscience courses: by having them think about their thinking and by helping them to become aware of and monitor their learning strategies.