Browse Geosciences Collections for Educators and Learners

Listed here are collections focusing primarily on geosciences education, plus multipurpose collections with substantial resources for geosciences education.

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Association for Middle Level EducationAssociation for Middle Level Education
http://www.amle.org/default.aspx
The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) collection focuses on STEM curricula, middle grade pedagogy and assessment, young adolescent development, leadership; and professional development. The collection has resources for...Full description and distribution of resources

Atmospheric Visualization Collection (AVC)Atmospheric Visualization Collection (AVC)
http://education.arm.gov/nsdl/education.shtml
The intent of the Atmospheric Visualization Collection (AVC) is to enhance physical science education and research through visualization of atmospheric data. This collection includes an archive of atmospheric data images and educa...Full description and distribution of resources

Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 TeachersBeyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
http://beyondpenguins.ehe.osu.edu/
This collection provides resources that help elementary educators teach hands-on science, integrate literacy and science and incorporate polar science topics into their existing curriculums.Full description and distribution of resources

Beyond Weather and the Water CycleBeyond Weather and the Water Cycle
http://beyondweather.ehe.osu.edu/
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is an online professional development magazine which focuses on preparing elementary teachers to teach climate science concepts while also integrating inquiry-based science and literacy instructi...Full description and distribution of resources

Bridge-NOAA CollectionBridge-NOAA Collection
http://www2.vims.edu/bridge/noaa/
The Bridge-NOAA Collection is a selection of exemplary resources from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that have been reviewed by educators and found to be well-suited for educational purposes. The collec...Full description and distribution of resources

Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources CenterBridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
http://www.vims.edu/bridge/
The Bridge Ocean Sciences Resource Center provides access to ocean sciences education materials, with particular emphasis on K-12 audiences and instructional materials. The Bridge Collection also includes links to information abou...Full description and distribution of resources

Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE)Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE)
http://www.cosee.net/
The Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE) site provides access to ocean sciences education materials from all 10 regional centers, with particular emphasis on K-12 audiences and instructional materials. The COSEE...Full description and distribution of resources

Changing PlanetChanging Planet
http://nbclearn.com/climate
NBC Learn, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explores the impact of climate change on Earth. Each video uses interviews, maps, simulations and real-world film footage to illustrate how climate change influences ...Full description and distribution of resources

Choosing and Using DLESEChoosing and Using DLESE
http://nsdl.org/search/record/collection/ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-038/n=10&q=&viewType=browseCollections&subject=&purpose=&isAnnotatedByCollection[]=ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-038
Choosing and Using DLESE highlights resources from DLESE (Digital Library for Earth System Education) that have some pedagogical content knowledge associated with them. This knowledge may include formal and informal reviews, annot...Full description and distribution of resources

CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness NetworkCLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
http://cleanet.org/
CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Pathway builds on climate literacy guidelines outlined in the U.S. Climate Change Science Program guiding document, "Essential Principles of Climate Science", to provide a collection of...Full description and distribution of resources

COMET Program CollectionCOMET Program Collection
http://www.meted.ucar.edu/
The COMET Program Collection and its MetEd (Meteorology Education and Training) web site provide education and training resources to benefit the operational forecaster community, university atmospheric scientists and students, and...Full description and distribution of resources

Concord Consortium CollectionConcord Consortium Collection
http://concord.org/stem-resources
The Concord Consortium is a nonprofit R&D organization in Concord, MA, dedicated to transforming education through technology. Our deeply digital tools and learning activities capture the power of curiosity and create revolutionar...Full description and distribution of resources

Curricular Resource Library (cURL): Earth and Environmental SciencesCurricular Resource Library (cURL): Earth and Environmental Sciences
http://learningobjects.wesleyan.edu/projects/project.php?loid=12
The cURL Earth and Environmental Sciences collection provides access to educational materials emphasizing the origin, evolution, and current state of the Earth. The collection is targeted toward undergraduate students and offers a...Full description and distribution of resources

Digital Water Education Library (DWEL)Digital Water Education Library (DWEL)
http://nsdl.org/search/results?n=10&s=0&verb=Search&include_collection[]=380599
The DWEL collection offers K-12 and informal-education digital resources of high quality that are related to the science, policy, and economics of water. The collection is designed to facilitate learning about all aspects of water...Full description and distribution of resources

DLESE CollectionsDLESE Collections
http://www.dlese.org/dds/histogram.do?group=subject
DLESE Collections showcase the different collections within the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE). DLESE collections can be quickly and easily browsed by subject topic, grade level, resource type, or educational s...Full description and distribution of resources

DLESE Community CollectionDLESE Community Collection
http://www.dlese.org/
The Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE) mission is to improve the quality, quantity, and efficiency of teaching and learning about the Earth System, by developing, managing, and providing access to high-quality educ...Full description and distribution of resources

DragonflyTVDragonflyTV
http://pbskids.org/dragonflytv/index.html
DragonflyTV is an Emmy Award winning PBS Kids science show, featuring ordinary kids conducting extraordinary inquiry-based investigations in real-world contexts. DragonflyTV features: investigations; scientist profiles; hands-on s...Full description and distribution of resources

Earth Exploration Toolbook: Step-by-Step Guides for Investigating Earth System DataEarth Exploration Toolbook: Step-by-Step Guides for Investigating Earth System Data
http://serc.carleton.edu/eet
The Earth Exploration Toolbook (EET) is a collection of step-by-step examples, called chapters, of the use of Earth system science resources in an educational context for the educational community. The resources include datasets, ...Full description and distribution of resources

Earth System Science Informal Education Network (ESSIEN)Earth System Science Informal Education Network (ESSIEN)
http://www.dlese.org/dds/histogram.do?group=subject&key=ien
The Earth System Science Informal Education Network (ESSIEN) is dedicated to improving Earth system literacy through increased communication and collaboration among providers of informal Earth system education. The collection is d...Full description and distribution of resources

EarthLabsEarthLabs
http://serc.carleton.edu/earthlabs/index.html
EarthLabs is a collection of challenging, lab-based high school Earth science curriculum units, each of which integrates text, hands-on activities, interactive visualizations, video, authentic science data, and data visualization ...Full description and distribution of resources

Earthquake Education Environment (E3)Earthquake Education Environment (E3)
http://sceccore.usc.edu/e3/index.php
The Earthquake Education Environment (E3) supports high-quality K-12 and undergraduate education by providing up-to-date earthquake information, authoritative technical sources, and educational resources for the classroom.Full description and distribution of resources

Environmental Science Activities for the 21st CenturyEnvironmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/activities.htm
The Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century collection provides multi-week activity modules around major topics in environmental science. The modules are designed to supplement environmental science courses with exis...Full description and distribution of resources

Exploring Earth InvestigationsExploring Earth Investigations
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/navigation/investigation.cfm
Exploring Earth Investigations are Internet-based activities that use animations, interactive graphics, and unique imagery to help students gather information about a particular Earth science theme, issue, or concept. Exploring Ea...Full description and distribution of resources

Geosciences Gateways and ResourcesGeosciences Gateways and Resources
http://nsdl.org/search/record/collection/ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-111-908/n=10&q=&viewType=browseCollections&subject=&purpose=
The Geosciences Gateways and Resources collection is comprised of web portals, web sites, and individual digital resources in many areas of the geosciences, including atmospheric sciences, environmental sciences, geology, geophysi...Full description and distribution of resources

GLOBE Teacher's GuideGLOBE Teacher's Guide
http://www.globe.gov/teaching-and-learning/overview/overview
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) collection is an environmental science collection supporting an authentic scientifically rigorous program of Earth observations and measurements taken by stud...Full description and distribution of resources

MY NASA DATA: Mentoring and Inquiry using NASA Data on Atmospheric and Earth Science for Teachers and AmateursMY NASA DATA: Mentoring and Inquiry using NASA Data on Atmospheric and Earth Science for Teachers and Amateurs
http://mynasadata.larc.nasa.gov/
The MY NASA DATA collection showcases NASA Earth science data through lesson plans, data microsets, computer tools, data information pages and a science glossary. Resources are geared towards K-12 educators, students and citizen s...Full description and distribution of resources

NASA Earth and Space Science Education CollectionNASA Earth and Space Science Education Collection
http://www.dlese.org/dds/histogram.do?group=subject&key=edmall
The collection provides teachers and students with a wide variety of curriculum enhancement materials geared for Earth science classroom use.Full description and distribution of resources

NASA Earth and Space Science Reviewed CollectionNASA Earth and Space Science Reviewed Collection
http://www.dlese.org/dds/histogram.do?group=subject&key=eserev
The NASA Earth and Space Science Reviewed Collection provides educators and students with a direct line of access to quality products reviewed through the NASA product review. The resources have been rigorously reviewed by an inde...Full description and distribution of resources

NASA WavelengthNASA Wavelength
http://nasawavelength.org
NASA Wavelength is your pathway into a digital collection of Earth and space science resources for educators of all levels - from elementary to college, to out-of-school programs. These resources, developed through funding of the ...Full description and distribution of resources

National Science Foundation (NSF) Special Reports and VideosNational Science Foundation (NSF) Special Reports and Videos
http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/
The National Science Foundation (NSF) special reports and videos feature scientific work being done by NSF funding. Topics include weather, evolution, mathematics, visualization, technology, polar, infectious disease, robotics, wi...Full description and distribution of resources

New York State Earth Science Instructional CollectionNew York State Earth Science Instructional Collection
http://stevekluge.com/geoscience/projects/nysic/
The New York State Earth Science Instructional Collection (NYSESIC) is a thematic collection focusing on instructional materials that support teaching and learning in relation to the New York Earth Science Regents exam. The topics...Full description and distribution of resources

NSDL Bilingual CollectionNSDL Bilingual Collection
http://nsdl.org/search/record/collection/ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-044/n=10&q=&viewType=browseCollections&subject=&purpose=&isAnnotatedByCollection[]=ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-044
The NSDL Bilingual Collection makes K-12 math and science resources available to teachers of students who are not proficient in English. The NSDL Bilingual collection provides quick and easy access to high-quality resources that a...Full description and distribution of resources

NSDL Science RefreshersNSDL Science Refreshers
http://nsdl.org/search/record/collection/ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-012/n=10&q=&viewType=browseCollections&subject=&purpose=
NSDL Science Refreshers provide quick and easy access to high-quality science content. These resources from trusted providers are selected and organized by grade level and subject area in order to save you time and effort in findi...Full description and distribution of resources

On the Cutting Edge: Professional Development for Geoscience FacultyOn the Cutting Edge: Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty
http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/
The Cutting Edge collection is a set of thematic strands on pedagogical and content topics of interest to geoscience education, broadly construed. Current strands cover teaching biocomplexity, early-career faculty development, pet...Full description and distribution of resources

Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) - Museum of the EarthPaleontological Research Institution (PRI) - Museum of the Earth
http://www.priweb.org/
The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) is a natural history museum located in Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1932, PRI has outstanding programs in research, collections, publications, and public outreach. The Institution car...Full description and distribution of resources

PBS Learning Media Common Core CollectionPBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
This collection provides a selection of 300 resources from PBS Learning Media, selected because they support the represent approaches to using digital media to support the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Li...Full description and distribution of resources

PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional DevelopmentPBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
PBS Learning Media is a multimedia library for K-12 science educators, developed by WGBH through funding from the National Science Foundation as part of its National Science Digital Library initiative. The site offers a wealth of ...Full description and distribution of resources

Pedagogy in ActionPedagogy in Action
http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/
The Pedagogy in Action collection provides educator-focused introductions to a range of teaching methods that promote engaged learning. It combines what, why and how information about the pedagogies with descriptions of real-world...Full description and distribution of resources

Plant and Soil Sciences eLibraryPlant and Soil Sciences eLibrary
http://passel.unl.edu/
The Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary is a collection of interactive animations, eLessons, video clips and quizzes. They cover topics in plant genetics, biotechnology, soil science, weed science and target audiences from high schoo...Full description and distribution of resources

PRISMS: Phenomena and Representations for the Instruction of Science in Middle SchoolPRISMS: Phenomena and Representations for the Instruction of Science in Middle School
http://prisms.mmsa.org/
PRISMS provides annotated reviews describing a resource's phenomenon or representation content alignment and quality of instructional support. The focus is on resources useful to science instruction in middle school. Resources are...Full description and distribution of resources

Resources for Educational BenchmarksResources for Educational Benchmarks
http://strandmaps.nsdl.org/
The Resources for Educational Benchmarks connects learning resources to the NSDL Science Literacy Maps. The Science Literacy Maps illustrate connections between science concepts and show how they build upon one another across grad...Full description and distribution of resources

Science FridayScience Friday
http://www.sciencefriday.com
Science Friday is your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science. In addition to the radio program we produce engaging educational resources, award-winning digital videos, and publish original web content cove...Full description and distribution of resources

Science of WinterScience of Winter
http://nsdl.org/search/record/collection/ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-002/n=10&q=&viewType=browseCollections&subject=&purpose=
Science of Winter is a collection of activities, lessons, interactives, images, or other content illustrating or demonstrating scientific aspects of winter weather, conditions, processes, or phenomena, appropriate for middle schoo...Full description and distribution of resources

Scientific Visualization StudioScientific Visualization Studio
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Scientific Visualization Studio collection contains visualizations produced from satellite data or from computer simulations of geophysical phenomena using such satellite da...Full description and distribution of resources

SMARTR: Virtual Learning Experiences for YouthSMARTR: Virtual Learning Experiences for Youth
http://smartr.edc.org/
SMARTR provides students and teachers with games, simulations, activities, and career information in mathematics and the sciences. Science topics include earthquakes, chemistry, weather, rocks, the solar system, the body, genetics...Full description and distribution of resources

Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level GeoscienceStarting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
http://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/
The Starting Point collection consists of resources found within the Starting Point website to support teaching entry-level undergraduate geoscience of all types. The collection includes modules on instructional methods that make ...Full description and distribution of resources

Teach the EarthTeach the Earth
http://serc.carleton.edu/teachearth/index.html
The Teach the Earth collection from the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) contains a broad range of resources supporting effective geoscience education. The collection spans middle school through graduate level with a speci...Full description and distribution of resources

The GLOBE CollectionThe GLOBE Collection
http://globe.gov/
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program. GLOBE's vision promotes and supports students, teachers and...Full description and distribution of resources

Wolfram ResearchWolfram Research
http://www.wolfram.com/
The Wolfram Research collection includes access to the comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedias of MathWorld and the Wolfram Functions Site. Also included are links to the Online Integrator for solving integrals and...Full description and distribution of resources