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Grants for Undergraduate Science Teacher Preparation
January 17, 2013 | National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation is awarding grants to universities with science and math education programs. These grants can be used to fund scholarships for students enrolled in teacher preparation programs who are willing to commit to teaching four years in a high-needs school district. As an example…. one recently funded program provided over $1,000,000 to support scholarships for 30 undergraduate students and will supplement their salary during their four-year teaching commitment.


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PRI Teaching Geology Guide
May 30, 2013 | Paleontological Research Institution
"The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) [...] offers many education materials and opportunities for science teachers and students at all grade levels. Their online “Teacher Friendly Guide” gives brief geologic histories of every region of the United States. Also available online are photos and descriptions of the museum’s fossil collections." Quoted from the Earth Science Week Newsletter.

You Can Improve Earth Science Education
August 18, 2013 | DonorsChoose.org
Earth science teaching materials are often not available in K-12 classrooms. Schools simply do not have the budget to provide them. When that happens, students miss an educational opportunity. DonorsChoose.org is a website where you can go to help teachers obtain the materials that they need to teach hands-on science.

Female Enrollment in the Geosciences
February 20, 2014 | American Geosciences Institute
The American Geosciences Institute has a new issue of Geoscience Currents that presents summary statistics on the enrollment of students by gender in undergraduate and graduate geoscience programs in the United States.


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