Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth Science Teacher Resources

Geology of Iowa Teachers Workshop

Below are a variety of links and resources that Earth Science teachers may find of use.

Professional Development: Latest information about Earth Science workshops and courses offered by the department for current in-service teachers.

STORM: The Science center for Teaching, Outreach and Research on Meteorology.

IGEIN: Iowa Geoscience Education Information Network.

Earth Science Literacy Initiative: National Standards for Earth Science curriculum and focus areas.

AJJAR: Astronomy Javascript and Java Applet Resources.

EECP: Energy Education Curriculum Project.

Iowa Core Curriculum: Takes you to the external site at the Iowa Department of Education.

Visit the Department: How to arrange a class visit to the department.

Visit the Observatory: How to arrange a class visit to the observatory (located atop McCollum Science Hall).

Visit the Planetarium: How to arrange a class visit to the planetarium (located in Latham Hall).