Earth Science in School

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Earth Science: Unearth the Best Web Sites

Earth science, also known as geoscience, is the study of Earth as a system and all its component parts. Geophysics, oceanography, atmospheric science, geology and more all fall within its purview. There’s no need to be overwhelmed, however. Earth science inspires some of its brightest minds to share their enthusiasm and expertise online. This Earth Science Web Guide showcases the best sites to explore the sky above you and the depths beneath your feet.

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What is Earth Science?

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Earth Science in School

Earth science is a great way to introduce young children to the scientific process as well as the world around them. It is also an interest that is easily fostered and developed for years to come, as the subject is expansive and by no means fully understood. Use the links below to find resources for presenting Earth science in school.

Insights for Earth Science in School

  • Earth science can be a very hands-on subject. There are great online resources to help teachers plan lessons and projects, but time on a computer is no substitute for firsthand fieldwork and exploration.
  • You don’t need the Grand Canyon or the Rockies to make substantive scientific observations; even city parks hold educational wonders. The sites below are useful even for the student or teacher in an urban setting.

Top Sites for Earth Science in School

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Earth Science News and Blogs

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Earth Science Organizations

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