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View Resource American Geosciences Institute: Curriculum Materials and Archives

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has produced high-quality educational materials for decades, and its website is a great resource for teachers working in the physical sciences. On the site, visitors can take advantage of collections created to support thematic textbooks or peruse online programs such as EarthInquiry. This particular resource contains a series of web-based and print...

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View Resource Guided Discovery Problems

The folks at the Science Education Research Center (SERC) at Carleton College have worked with a team of colleagues to create these "Guided Discovery Problems." The materials here help students learn about the world of geology via intriguing puzzles, structured hands-on activities, carefully worded leading questions, and crucial hints. The problems were developed by Ann Bykerk-Kauffman of the...

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View Resource American Geosciences Institute Education: Earth Sciences

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has created a number of professional resources to educate persons young and old about geology and its many subfields. New users might do well to check out the Watt's Up? The Lowdown on Energy resource, designed to answer current questions such as how can we best locate and capture energy resources? Visitors can click on one of nine areas (including...

View Resource Teach the Earth

Teach the Earth is a portal into "the rich geoscience education content available through dozens of independent project websites." Created by the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College, the site offers up thousands of pages of activities, workshops, course descriptions, and more. Visitors can use the Explore Topics and Themes area to look around the materials. The Popular...

View Resource Teaching in the Field

Knowing how to effectively teach geological sciences can be tricky, so it's nice to learn about this lovely collection. This particular website exists to facilitate interactions that will promote models for effective educational field trips around the world and also provide an archive of field guides for future reference. Visitors can look over Field Trip Examples to get started and then peruse...