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Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild
The Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild's mission and purpose are to promote interest and education in the various sciences of geology, mineralogy, lapidary crafts, and other related subjects, and to sponsor and provide means of coordinating the work and efforts of all interested persons...
Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations, Organizations
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Montana Coal Council
The Montana Coal Council is a nonprofit industry association whose membership includes all major coal mine operators, holders of Montana coal reserves, those who ship the coal, utilities who use the coal, and numerous suppliers and businesses directly and indirectly involved in the coal industry.
Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations, Organizations
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Caterpillar (Cat)
Caterpillar is pleased to offer 75 professionally developed lesson plans, appropriate for ages 11-13, 13-15, and 15-18, available in English and Spanish as downloadable PDFs. Each lesson plan provides learning objectives compatible with mining education curriculums around the world. Topics covered...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Sun-Earth Days is comprised of a series of programs and events that occur throughout the year. Each year we wrap a fresh new thematic approach around Heliophysics science while highlighting scientists, their missions, and research. We provide resources, programs and events that make the latest...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
British Geological Survey (BGS)
A simple schematic of the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano summit, crater and ash plume as seen on Blue Peter's Make It. It is intended as a simple guide to understanding how volcanoes such as Eyjafjallajökull are influenced by tectonic plate activity along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. It also shows the...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
The University of Arizona (UA)
Geoscience career information, job postings, resources
Resource Type: Career Information, Curricula and Instruction
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Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
The periodic table of chemical elements, created by Dmitry Mendeleev in 1869, is one of the most important achievements in modern science. To celebrate this achievement, BLS has created our own periodic table! Instead of elements, we have used Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)...
Resource Type: Career Information, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Science Foundation (NSF)
"Space weather has the potential to wreak havoc on everything from satellite communications to electric power. Sarah Gibson at the National Center for Atmospheric Research is studying the behavior of the sun to help warn against a serious solar storm should it threaten Earth. ""...
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
National Science Foundation (NSF)
"Tornadoes can form in minutes, making early and accurate warnings crucial to saving lives. Howard Bluestein at the University of Oklahoma and Adam Houston at the University of Nebraska are trying to understand why some storms produce townadoes and others don't. """"...
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Science Foundation (NSF)
"Landslides occur when materials like debris, rock, and soil become dislodged from the earth and slide downward at speeds that can approach 100 miles per hour. David Montgomery at the University of Washington studies past and present landslides to try to understand what causes them. "...
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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