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Earth and Space

Science Posse Internet Resources

Resources for Teachers and Students
This site contains a wealth of information for teachers and students.
Scijinks is a great kid friendly source of information on the factors affecting weather on earth and in space.
The Space Place is a great kid friendly source of information on all things space. It is designed to show elementary age students that science, technology and learning about space are fun and within their grasp.
Windows to the Universe
Resources for Teachers
The Windows to the Universe Web site offers over 7,000 pages of science content and activities, teacher resources and newsletters, kids' pages and information about people, mythology, art, books and films related to the Earth and space sciences. Offered in English and Spanish
Teach the Earth, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
Teach the Earth is a portal into the rich geoscience education content available through dozens of independent project websites. The Teach the Earth portal is a handful of web pages which can help guide you through this diverse array of sites. It includes a search interface spanning all the projects, and a set of site guides which highlight key resources within these project websites.

American Geological Institute
Resources for Teachers
Focused on the geosciences, this site provides educational resources, curriculum, and materials.  The theme of the 2010 Earth Science Week (October 10-16th) is on ‘Exploring Energy.’
The Geological Society of America
Middle and High School Curriculum Materials
The GSA provides 6-12th grade curriculum aligned to National Science Standards and many online resources.
National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Resources for Teachers
This site is an excellent teacher resource for lesson plans and online information
Mineral Information Institute
Resources for Teachers
Focused on minerals and other natural resources, MII develops and distributes a series of packets that includes posters, lesson plans, information, and student activity pages as well as interactive on-line activities. Here is  a great comparison of the American Lifestyle, 1776 vs. 2005.
Women in Mining
Resources for Teachers
This site is provides lessons matched to National Science Standards.

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