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Jackson School of Geosciences, UT Austin (JSG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Information on geoscience careers with a video on why becoming a geoscientist is important

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Resource Type: Career Information

Soil science career information; resources

Tags: soils, careers
James Madison University (JMU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information, courses of study, internships, statistics

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Video on Earth science careers

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Career Information

This presentation includes links to videos about scientists and engineers working with the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (from the Faces of GPM series), as well as other STEM careers videos, followed by a number of links to online career resources. It is designed to be used students...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Marine Careers Portal
Resource Type: Career Information

Marine careers hub; career information, profiles, statistics

Tags: marine, careers
2008, American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Career Information

Video highlighting importance of Earth science careers

Western Oregon University (WOU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Photos and examples of Earth science careers

Science Buddies
Resource Type: Career Information

Cartographers and photogrammetrists are responsible for measuring and mapping Earth's surface. Cartgraphers and photogrammetrists collect, analyze, interpret, and map geographic information from surveys and from data and photographs collected using airplanes and satellites. This occupation plays...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
McMaster University
Resource Type: Career Information

Geoscience career suggestions

Explore for More
Resource Type: Career Information

So now you're thinking about a career in mining, but which career path in mining is right for you? There are more than 120 occupations in the mining industry! Here are 12 detailed career path summaries, complete with brief job descriptions and compensation ranges, to help you narrow your options...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Career Information

Description of various geoscience careers, including a video highlighting these careers.

William Patterson University (WPU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information on vatious earth sciences

Science Buddies
Resource Type: Career Information

How is climate change affecting the Earth? What will the changes mean for society? If these are questions that peak your curiosity, then you might be interested in a job as a climate change analyst. Climate change analysts evaluate climate data and research to determine how shifts in the climate...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
NASA Earth science careers
Resource Type: Career Information

Short geoscience career blurbs and photos of NASA scientists

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Career Information

Video on Earth science careers

Resource Type: Career Information

More than 200,000 American workers are employed in the solar industry. Solar industry jobs increased by 123 percent from 2010 to 2015 according the The Solar Foundation - and not just for panel installers and engineers. A wide range of industries have opportunities in solar, including...

Grade Level: 11, 12
Women Oceanographers
Resource Type: Career Information

Careers in oceanography, career profiles of women in the oceanography field

Science Buddies
Resource Type: Career Information

Environmental scientists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment by identifying problems and finding solutions that minimize hazards to the health of the environment and the population. They analyze measurements or observations of air, food, water, and soil to...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
2012, NASA ESW 2012 Careers Page
Resource Type: Career Information

Description of geoscience careers supported by NASA links

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career center for members of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

Career Cornerstone: Geoscientist
Resource Type: Career Information

Extensive information on STEM careers, podcasts

Science Buddies
Resource Type: Career Information

When you hear the word "geography," you might think of maps and names of state capitals, but the work of geographers is much more than creating maps and identifying places. Geographers look at how people, places, and Earth are connected. They study the economy, social conditions, climate, and...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Association of Black Geoscientists (NABG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career postings

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Petroleum geology career information

Career Center at Hofstra University
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information

Tags: careers
Science Buddies
Resource Type: Career Information

Just as a doctor uses tools and techniques, like x-rays and stethescopes, to look inside a human body, geoscientists explore deep inside a much bigger patient -- planet Earth. Geoscientists seek to better understand our planet, and to discover natural resources, like water, minerals, and...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Ground Water Association (NGWA)
Resource Type: Career Information

Groundwater job opportunities

American Astronomical Society (AAS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Astronomy careers, planning information and job opportunities

2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, PBS LearningMedia
Resource Type: Career Information

In this media-rich lesson, students explore careers in science through profiles of Alaska Native scientists. They consider how traditional ways of knowing and Western approaches to science can complement each other and allow students to incorporate their own interests when considering careers in...

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Florida Polytechnic University
Resource Type: Career Information

Florida Polytechnic University's website and app provides a centralized source of articles, videos, and interactive content dedicated to guiding high school students to STEM-focused careers and helping them through the college preparation and the application process. The website features student...

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Earth Science Week (ESW)
Resource Type: Career Information

Information on geoscience careers, scholarships and grants, and internships

National Park Service (NPS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Groundwater job opportunities

American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career center with videos, webinars, information

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Career Information

Read about different career paths NASA scientists have taken.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop gives information on Geoscientist careers (except geographers and hydrologists). View a video, education levels, daily work, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
GeologyDegree.org
Resource Type: Career Information

Geology career information, research groups and universities.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Resource Type: Career Information

Science career statistics

Tags: careers
American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Job postings

Tags: geology, careers
CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for Geophysical Data Technician. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
National Weather Service (NWS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Job opportunities, career information and resources

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Job opportunities, career information, statistics and resources

Gladeo
Resource Type: Career Information

This career exploration site can help middle and high school students discover their strengths, explore interesting career options, and find out how to pursue them in the real world. Through inspiring videos, career profiles, infographics, and live-streaming question-and-answer sessions,...

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for an Astronomer. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Noble Energy
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information; job postings

Anadarko
Resource Type: Career Information

Job and internship opportunities

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for an Atmospheric and Space Scientist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Northwestern University (NU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information and geoscience job opportunities

Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Geoscience career information, specific career profiles

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Climate Change Analyst. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

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Brooks Coal Mine, Colorado, circa 1905
Classroom Activities
National Park Service (NPS), Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

In this activity, students will explore their creativity and critical thinking while they imagine a cave environment and create an organism that lives in their cave. Their cave will be one of the types mentioned in the preceding pages, but their organisms will be of their own imagination.

Cave in Carlsbad Caverns
Classroom Activities
National Park Service (NPS), Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

Caves form through a variety of natural processes depending on their local geology and climate. Flowing lava, melting ice, dissolving rock, and crashing waves are the major processes that form these wondrous environments. In this activity, students will observe a model of how the most common...

Cacti in the Sonoran Desert
Classroom Activities
Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

In this activity, students study natural features of Mesa Verde and make conclusions about how early inhabitants settled there.

Mauna Ulu on the east rift of Kilauea. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Classroom Activities
Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

Traditional geologic maps — sometimes crisscrossed with lines, blotted with colors, and marked with strike and dip symbols — have been used to depict the geologic makeup of the Earth for many years. New technologies such as satellite-enabled remote sensing are allowing geoscientists to create...

Topaz Sample
Classroom Activities
Association of American State Geologists (AASG), Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

With this activity from the Association of American State Geologists, students can use local geologic maps to research types of rock in their area.

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