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Smithsonian Institution
We offer a variety of teacher workshops that can be customized to meet staff development needs and schedules of the participating organization. All workshops support National Education Standards and can be adapted for local curricula. Workshops include hands-on, interactive learning, content...
Resource Type: Professional Resources, Teacher Professional Development
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TERC
TERC is a nonprofit STEM education research and development organization. For more than fifty years, TERC has been introducing millions of students throughout the United States to the exciting and rewarding worlds of math and science learning. Led by a group of experiences, forward-thinking math...
Resource Type: Organizations, Science Education Organizations
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA)
The MSTA mission is to stimulate, support, and provide leadership for the improvement of science education throughout Michigan.
Resource Type: Organizations, Science Education Organizations
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2017, Teaching Channel
Teaching Channel blogger Jennifer Munoz is an elementary STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) and science specialist who has resources for teaching science well and managing time effectively. Munoz has grouped the resources under three headings: Teachers Helping Teachers,...
Resource Type: Education Reports, Professional Resources
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National Science Foundation (NSF)
"Natural disasters can bring death and destruction to communities in the United States and around the world, but they can also teach us about Earth's natural processes. Teams of scientists are gathering new information about dangerous natural events, using cutting-edge methods and...
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Smithsonian Institution
This initiative from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian offers online lessons and other materials based on accurate Native American history and designed to meet national and state curricula standards. The interdisciplinary resources span elementary, middle, and high...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Science Foundation (NSF)
"The massive wave of a tsunami can start thousands of miles offshore, but travel quickly across the ocean and devastate coastal communities. Anne Trehu and Dan Cox of Oregon State University are studying how tsunamis form and behave in order to prepare people for their potential devastation....
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild
The Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild's mission and purpose are to promote interest and education in the various sciences of geology, mineralogy, lapidary crafts, and other related subjects, and to sponsor and provide means of coordinating the work and efforts of all interested persons...
Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations, Organizations
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Montana Coal Council
The Montana Coal Council is a nonprofit industry association whose membership includes all major coal mine operators, holders of Montana coal reserves, those who ship the coal, utilities who use the coal, and numerous suppliers and businesses directly and indirectly involved in the coal industry.
Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations, Organizations
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Caterpillar (Cat)
Caterpillar is pleased to offer 75 professionally developed lesson plans, appropriate for ages 11-13, 13-15, and 15-18, available in English and Spanish as downloadable PDFs. Each lesson plan provides learning objectives compatible with mining education curriculums around the world. Topics covered...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Education GeoSource compiles geoscience education resources from a variety of organizations, providing credible and accurate Earth and Space Science resources for all ages. Visitors have access to thousands of free resources, from lessons to outreach and teacher professional development, for use in classrooms, scout programs, or at home.

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