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

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

Oil and gas job search site

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
American Association of Geographers (AAG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Jobs in geography career center; includes Earth science jobs

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
Oregon State University (OSU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Description of careers and links to job opportunities

Association of American State Geologists (AASG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Job postings

Tags: geology, careers
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
Public Broadcasting Station (PBS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Science profiles, featuring geoscientist Michelle Thaller

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information, statistics, job outlook

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
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Resource Type: Career Information

Description of geoscience careers with links to job sources

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information, job postings, video profiles

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

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

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

Careers at Schlumberger, video

CareerMine
Resource Type: Career Information

Job postings

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

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

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Science Buddies
Resource Type: Career Information

Description of various geoscience careers

Chevron
Resource Type: Career Information

Earth Science Internship information

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

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

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

View different student opportunities based withing the geosciences. Entails information on internships, training opportunities, and more.

Science Magazine
Resource Type: Career Information

Science career web site, job opportunities, networking

2013, Columbia University (CU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Article on importance of geoscience careers

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

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

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

Connect with STEM professionals and STEM college students, as well as the resources and opportunities you need o succeed in a STEM career!

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Science Societies Career Center
Resource Type: Career Information

Careers in the soil and environmental sciences are as diverse as there are people in the professions. We're now featuring career profiles of members - different employers, job functions, length of time in their career, education, and even hobbies. Below are perspectives of different careers,...

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Concordia University (CU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information

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

View a list of events, opportunities, and more. Search by: internships, fellowships, and scholarships; lectures and webcasts; competitions; workshops; K-8 student contests and things to do; Pre-Service educators; other opportunities.

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Geological Sample Test Technician. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

In this activity, students will use California precipitation totals and evapotranspiration data to calculate and graph water deficits and surpluses. These spreadsheet models will help students understand droughts and the movement of water in the water cycle.

Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
2014, Science Buddies, Science Friday
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

Have you ever watched a fireworks show and wondered how all the different colors -- amazing reds, yellows, oranges, blues, purples, greens, and more -- are made? The color, or colors, that a firework makes depends on what color-producing chemicals are in the firework. These chemicals are various...

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
2014, Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

These drafts were written to help delve more deeply into the explanations and descriptions for why we have lunar phases; while the style is similar to other probes, these have not been through the extensive testing done by NSTA's assessment probes.

Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Earth Learning Idea (ELI)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

How can the ice core evidence for climate change be explained? This activity is an opportunity to show how a complex scientific topic can be used in the classroom to show how science depends upon evidence and interpretation.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
United States Department of Energy (DOE)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

The Energy Department is committed to increasing the participation of women and girls in the energy sector and in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Color your own pictures of women in STEM, print a poster for Women's History Month, and read blog articles about women in...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

NOAA Climate.gov provides science and information for a climate-smart nation. Americans' health, security, and economic well-being are closely linked to climate and weather. People want and need information to help them make decisions on how to manage climate-related risks and opportunities they...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
California Geological Survey (CGS)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

The California Geological Survey Kids Geozone website is dedicated to students having fun whole learning about the geosciences. Parents and teachers will find activities and links of interest. Do Rocks Last Forever looks at the weathering processes on rocks. It gives the reader directions for 4...

Grade Level: 2
Esri, Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

On our ever-changing Earth, conditions may change quickly or slowly. Some changes come from natural processes; some from human activity. Satellites allow us to see conditions and track changes over time — in land use, forest health, land/water interface, and so on. Since 1972, Landsat satellites...

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

This website contains selected USGS educational resources that may be useful to educators at the college level. Most of the material on USGS websites is suitable for undergraduate-level use, but we have tried to list especially appropriate sites below. Many of these resources can be used...

The Weather Channel (TWC), Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

Is today sunny or overcast? Is there wind, rain, or snow? No matter where you live, weather shapes your life. What’s happening in the sky can determine how you dress, what you eat, where you spend your time, and when you work—or play. The science of the sky encompasses Earth and space science (...

Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

How far would you have to travel to reach the Earth's core? And what would you see along the way? Discover what lies beneath with this interactive guide from the BBC.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Earth Learning Idea (ELI)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

Make learning the rock cycle easy with these finger movements.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
UCAR/NCAR Web Weather for Kids
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

The purpose of this experiment is to observe a vortex.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Weather Service (NWS), Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

El Niño storms have taken thousands of lives and caused billions of dollars in damage in recent decades. Where do these storms come from? Every two to seven years, trade-winds in the Pacific Ocean slow down or reverse their direction — no one is sure why. Normally, the Pacific trade winds blow...

Grade Level: 8, 9, 10
Lockheed Martin
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

Lockheed Martin's STEM education initiative for the middle level offers standards-based lesson plans, educator guides, and family activities to motivate students to learn about deep space exploration. The resources introduce a range of STEM-focused careers in space exploration, compare and...

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8
Scholastic
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

Superheroes TurfMutt and the Outdoor Powers are on a mission to teach students and their teachers and families backyard science, including how to take better care of the green spaces around them and the importance of living landscapes. With the activities in this new hands-on science program,...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

What is sea-level rise and how does it affect us? This "Teachable Moment" looks at the science behind sea-level rise and offers lessons and tools for teaching students about this important climate topic.

Grade Level: 5
Geological Society of America (GSA), Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

Petroleum geologists study Earth’s rock layers, looking for places where oil-generating rocks might occur. These geoscientists try to determine whether geologic structures trap the oil in reservoirs which can be drilled and pumped to recover the oil. One such type of trap occurs when rocks have...

Grade Level: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
2018, Google, Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Classroom Activities

If you were an alien visiting Earth for the first time, you might remark on the diverse and incredible landscapes and patterns around majestic mountains, green forests, rolling grasslands, and turquoise oceans. You also might recognize geometries of civilization and changing weather patterns....

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 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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