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College Teachers' Resources

Learning About Learning
How do teachers reach students who know stuff that just ain't so?

Cutting Edge
Geoscience teachers can find all kinds of career and pedagogical help at this award-winning site from Carleton College.

Free Online Geology Courses from MIT
Dozens of undergraduate and graduate courses available from the MIT Open Courseware site.

Kim Hannula on Teaching
Hannula, a tenured professor with a constant focus on teaching, writes the excellent geology blog All My Faults Are Stress-Related.

Earth Exploration Toolbook
A "Joy of Cooking" for doing science in school with real datasets.

Teach the Earth
The Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College maintains this first-rate portal for geoscience faculty.

CHRONOS Educational Resources
The CHRONOS database project has this page of links to resources for undergraduate students.

A Gold Star Site
This Canadian educational site actually won a medal in 1997.

Classroom Demonstrations of Geophysics
A great resource for teachers from the University of New York at Binghamton.

CLEAN, Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network
"The CLEAN project, a part of the National Science Digital Library, provides a reviewed collection of resources coupled with the tools to enable an online community to share and discuss teaching about climate and energy science."

Creating Lessons with Google Earth
A one-page lesson on building compelling classroom lessons with Google Earth.

Discovering Plate Boundaries
Dale Sawyer of Rice University has created excellent, yet simple materials to get a whole roomful of students to think and act just like scientists working out plate tectonics.

Earth Observing System—For Educators
Downloadable publications, images, links, and stuff from space, courtesy of NASA.

Geology Labs On-Line
Virtual Earthquake and Virtual Dating are two high-school exercises on this California State University site.

Global Earthquake Explorer
GEE is an education and outreach tool for seismology that aims to make it easy for non-seismologists to retrieve, display and analyze seismic data.

Virtual Seismic Atlas
Hundreds of freely usable seismic profiles and their interpretations, made available by industry and academic contributors.

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