The Association of American Geographers (AAG) offers an array of web resources for K-12 and college-level instruction. Reinforcing this year’s Earth Science Week theme of “Mapping Our World,” these materials support geographic approaches to Earth science education:
The Lunar and Planetary Institute and JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory will be holding a free week-long institute about the Moon this summer at Laurel, MD, for high school science teachers. An application form are available online at http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/workshops/unknownMoon/.
We do hope many high school teachers are able to apply.
A six-day unit for middle school and high school students, developed by the 2008-2009 TESSE graduate student fellows.
The August 2011 NESTA newsletter includes information relevant to educators teaching geology-related topics. The newsletter features the:
Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey website. This site features information about topics such as Marcellus Shale, groundwater, and the geology of PA.
The August 2011 NESTA newsletter features resources for teaching the history of oil in Pennsylvania - http://www.nestanet.org/cms/content/publications/enews/issue/2011/8