Center for Geoscience Education & Public Understanding—A service of the American Geosciences Institute. Seeks to serve the scientific community, schools audience, and public by providing accurate and current geoscience information along with a comprehensive collection of resources for education and outreach. Offers Earth science curricula and classroom activities, teacher professional development programs, science-topic presentations, Earth science outreach programs, and more, including a new report, Earth and Space Sciences Education in U.S. Secondary Schools: Key Indicators and Trends [1.2 MB PDF].
Environmental Education Council of Ohio (EECO)—Organization for educators and others who are concerned about the environment. Offers lesson plans, teacher and grant-writing workshops, newsletter, and publications, including Guidelines for Success: Best Practices for Environmental Education [502.3 KB PDF]. Many other publications can be downloaded from EECO Web site.
National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)—Publishes Journal of Geoscience Education.
National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA)—Publishes The Earth Scientist.
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)—Publication offerings include science-education journals (Science and Children, Science Scope, The Science Teacher, and Journal of College Science Teaching); How to Teach with Topographic Maps, a 24-page booklet of activities and a topographic map to teach students in grades 5–8 how to read topographic maps; and interactive resources.
1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000
Phone: (703) 243-7100
Web site: http://www.nsta.org/
Science Education Council of Ohio (SECO)—Ohio affiliate of NSTA. Publishes a journal and newsletter.
- Kay Wagner, Executive Director
P.O. Box 2974, Westerville, OH 43086-2974
Phone: (614) 839-3708
Web site: http://www.secoonline.org