K-12 Educator Support


Use these resources to help bring the best geoscience to your students.

Explore! Geoscience (ETeach Digital Resources)

Have your students explore the wonders of geoscience by using these free, downloadable teaching resources, which were written by geoscience teachers for geoscience teachers.

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GSA Presents: Constructing the Rock Cycle

Construct the rock cycle by placing rock samples in the tectonic and geologic environment in which they form. This activity combines standard rock identification activities with plate tectonics and geomorphology and can be modified for use with students across K-16.

Geologic Time Scale

GSA’s Geologic Time Scale shows the key divisions of geologic time and is an essential reference for educators and students.

Online Education Resource Guide

GSA compiles these resources to support your online teaching, learning and remote research.

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GSA offers webinars throughout the year; many of the topics and presenters may be of interest to students and educators.

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The Nature of Science and the Scientific Method

This GSA document promotes understanding of the nature of science and how the scientific method is used to advance science, focusing in particular on the Earth sciences.

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GSA Position Statements

Read GSA Position Statements on education matters and share them with education leaders and administrators:

Education Items in the GSA Store Catalog

GSA’s online store offers additional items that may be of interest to educators and students. (See the "In and Out of the Classroom" and "In the Field" sections.)

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Planetary and Space Science Resources

GSA’s Planetary Science Division has compiled a list of education resources for students and teachers.

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