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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
The Global Historical Tsunami Database consists of two related files containing information on tsunami events from 2000 BC to the present in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans; and the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas.
Resource Type: Data Sets, Teaching Media
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
2010, National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ)
Fewer American students than ever are graduating from college with math and science degrees, and there is a shortage of K-12 teachers in STEM fields. In this paper, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) shows that the problem is deeper still. The U.S. suffers not only because of the math...
Resource Type: Education Reports, Professional Resources
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2010, American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
At the invitation of the American Geological Institute (AGI), representatives of AGI member societies and key partners gathered for the first Earth System Science Education Summit in Houston in February 2010. The following report summarizes the origins of the meeting, major discussions that took...
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2012, United States Chamber of Commerce
American colleges and universities have long been viewed as the best in the world. Compared with other countries, the United States stands near the top in its nationwide percentage of college-educated adults. Our research universities dominate international rankings. Talented scholars and students...
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2011, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
The results of the NAEP science assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in science. The assessment is designed to measure students' knowledge and abilities in the areas of physical science, life science, and Earth and space science. Results of the...
Resource Type: Education Reports, Professional Resources
Grade Level: 4, 8, 12
2009, Evolution: Education and Outreach
In 2000, Lawrence Lerner and the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation reviewed state science standards in 49 states and the District of Columbia, specifically with respect to the coverage of evolution. We repeat his survey for all current standards publicly available as of May 2009 and discuss the history...
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2015, American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
As part of our effort to enhance geosciences education awareness, the American Geosciences Institute collects science education data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and summarizes the data into reports at the elementary and secondary levels. The data and reports are available here...
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University of Wisconsin, Madison (UWM)
The global montage is created using satellite data, sea surface temperatures and observed land temperatures.
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
The two categories of the AAAS Mentor Awards (Lifetime Mentor Award and Mentor Award) both honor individuals who during their careers demonstrate extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in science and engineering fields and careers. These groups include:...
Resource Type: Professional Resources, Teaching Awards
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National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
The annual NSTA Awards and Recognition Program recognizes exceptional and innovative science educators created in 1973. The NSTA Awards and Recognition were created to raise awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done in the science education field. This site features 20 awards, with...
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