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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
The Teacher of the Year award, given by the American Association for Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation, will once again be granted to a K-12 teacher within the United States who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education. The final TOTY award winner will...
Resource Type: Professional Resources, Teaching Awards
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EIT RawMaterials
The Briefcase project is a new educational tool that uses hands-on learning strategies to teach students about the important role of mineral raw materials in everyday life and how our choices concerning these materials can shape the world. Through innovative learning experiences, students engage...
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
EIT RawMaterials
"Welcome to """"The briefcase of mineral applications"""" game! The first creation of the Briefcase Project was a physical briefcase containing examples of minerals and corresponding products for which they are used. There are many ways to utilise the...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Dive and Discover
Density is a measure of the mass per unit volume of a substance. The density of seawater depends on many factors such as the concentration of salt dissolved in it and its temperature. This demonstration shows different gradients of density in ocean water.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9
Dive and Discover
In this activity, students make an evaporate, a deposit of salt that forms when salty water evaporites. Evaporites are found on land, such as the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, and at some locations in the ocean, such as the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 1, 2, 3
Lowcountry Gem and Mineral Society (LGMS)
The Lowcountry Gem and Mineral Society (LGMS) of Charleston, South Carolina is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to foster the interest in and to facilitate the study of gems, minerals, fossils, and other related fields of geology and earth sciences throughout the Lowcountry.
Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations, Organizations
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
The NOAA Photo Library has been built so as to capture the work, observations, and studies that are carried on by the scientists, engineers, commissioned officers, and administrative personnel that make up this complex and scientifically diverse agency.
Resource Type: Image Collections, Teaching Media
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
GISCareers.in
GIS job search site
Resource Type: Career Information, Curricula and Instruction
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Chabot Space & Science Center
Want to get behind the controls of the original space roadster (a Mercury space capsule), see just how much rocket it took to put three men on the Moon and try your hand at landing there just as it was done the first time? We didn't just go to the Moon, we brought some of it back to Earth,...
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs, Outreach Programs
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Chabot Space & Science Center
From the heart of the Solar System, straight to NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft, and delivered to you: A near-real-time interactive full color extreme ultraviolet animation of our dynamic and stunning star, Sol. The Sun doesn't get more personal or awesome than this! Zoom in...
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs, Outreach Programs
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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