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The Geological Society of America: Resources for K-12 Earth Science Educators
This site contains links to downloadable lesson plans sorted by topic, age and type. Topics covered include earthquakes, volcanoes, energy, paleontology, environmental sciences, mapping, plate tectonics, space science, water, weather, climate, rocks, minerals and mining. Additional links to educational information sources, computer software, videos, books and other teaching media are provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
    • Paleontology
  • Hydrology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat needed for some lesson plans.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2002 The Geological Society of America
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-263
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The Geological Society of America