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MasteryConnect Teacher App allows teachers to launch and deliver assessments with an iPad or iPhoe. teachers can instantly view student results, sort by mastery levels, and edit their scores.
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
PBS LearningMedia
During the early 1960s, when a young Stephen Hawking began facing the beginnings of a debilitating disease, he turned his sights towards answering the biggest question in cosmology: the big bang. Through his research, Hawking was able to trace back the origins of the universe to a singularity -...
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)
NAGT works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the Earth sciences and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public. We support research-based teaching through...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)
The NAGT conducts a number of programs through its officers, sections, and volunteers ranging from awards and scholarships to internships and bringing experts to campuses around the country. NAGT also sponsors the work by other groups of researchers and educators who are working on similar issues.
Resource Type: Professional Resources, Teacher Professional Development
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National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)
NAGT supports both educators and students through a variety of awards including the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher award, the Neil Miner award, the James Shea award, and summer field programs. These awards provide our community with the opportunity to recognize colleagues and student in a...
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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

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