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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.


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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.

The Status of U.S. Secondary Earth Science Education
October 19, 2013 | American Geosciences Institute
"The Center for Geoscience Education and Public Understanding at the American Geosciences Institute has released a landmark report on the status of Earth Science education in U.S. middle and high schools, describing in detail significant gaps between identified priorities and lagging practice." Quoted from the AGI press release.

Science on a Sphere
January 10, 2013 | New York Times
Digital globes used to be something seen only in science centers and museums are now becoming economical enough that high schools and smaller organizations can obtain them. Advances in programming and access to data make them more interesting and useful for education.


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