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Teach the Earth: Geoscience Education Topics and Themes
This site from SERC's Starting Point provides links to information about teaching, including entry level courses, upper division courses, visualizations, preparing teachers, methods, using data, quantitative skills, field-based learning, and designing courses. Also featured are links to earth system approaches to Geoscience, integrating research and education, managing careers, developing web resources, and geoscience departments.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Mineralogy or petrology
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
We encourage the reuse and dissemination of the material on this site for educational, noncommercial purposes as long as attribution is retained. To this end the material on this site is offered under a Creative Commons license. Authors of original works submitted to SERC retain their copyright. But in volunteering the works they agree to offer it under this license allowing for reuse and redistribution with attribution. Authors are responsible for obtaining copyright permission for all materials that they distribute within their work.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-565
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Dr Cathy Manduca
Carleton College

Principal Investigator: Dave Mogk
Montana State University