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DonorsChoose.org Small Grants for Science Teachers
A two-page proposal might win $200 to $600 in science supplies for your students. Thousands of teachers win these grants every year. DonorsChoose.org.

WaterproofPaper.com Free Graph Paper and Free Maps
Your students can get free printable graph paper, printable maps, printable calendars and more at WaterproofPaper.com, a website affiliated with Geology.com.

National Science Teachers Association
An organization providing resources, professional development, education conferences, and much more!

Associations for Science Teachers
NSTA's list of science teaching societies in U.S. states and Canadian provinces. Find professional development near you.

Geology.com State Maps
A collection of 250 reference maps for the 50 states. There is a county, physical, elevation, river, and city/roads map for every state.
geology.com World maps
A collection of political maps and Landsat images for over 160 world countries. These maps and satellite images can be an important reference for geography and earth science.

geology.com Satellite Images
Satellite images are great resources to use for teaching. Lesson plans, projects, and classroom activities can easily be made using satellite images.


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geology.com Meteor Crater Map
With this interactive meteor impact map, students can explore fifty of the most obvious impact craters. This is a great resource to incorporate into a lesson plan.
geology.com Highest Points in the United States Map
Students will be able to explore the highest elevation point in each of the fifty states using maps or satellite images. This highest point map can be incorporated into a lesson plan, classroom project, or classroom activity.
PA DCNR Maps
This lesson plan requires students to look at maps, color maps, and interpret maps according to the teacher's directions. This project uses Pennsylvania maps, but any state would work. With minor modifications, this classroom activity can be beneficial for all students.


DonorsChoose.org Small Grants for Science Teachers
A two-page proposal might win $200 to $600 in science supplies for your students. Thousands of teachers win these grants every year. DonorsChoose.org.

WaterproofPaper.com Free Graph Paper and Free Maps
Your students can get free printable graph paper, printable maps, printable calendars and more at WaterproofPaper.com, a website affiliated with Geology.com.

National Science Teachers Association
An organization providing resources, professional development, education conferences, and much more!

Associations for Science Teachers
NSTA's list of science teaching societies in U.S. states and Canadian provinces. Find professional development near you.



More Geology Topics
  Rocks
  Volcanoes
  Earthquakes
  Astronomy
  Geologic Hazards
  Minerals
  Oceanography
  Gemstones

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