In preparation for the 2015 Summit, institutions and organizations were asked to profile the kinds of resources they had that could be of use in helping implement the Earth and space science part of the NGSS. Remembering that the NGSS-ESS consists of 3 main sections: Earth's Place in the Universe, Earth's Systems, & Earth and Human Activity, organizations provided information about their resources in several topical areas. To browse through resources for a particular topical area, click on the relevant term in the listing at the right side of the page.
At present, only Summit participants can view the full profiles for each organization. We will be working with the participants to finish and publish their profiles publicly.
If you would like to profile your organization's resources for helping to implement the NGSS, fill out this information form to generate your profile.
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Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy
Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy educates and empowers people to engage in solutions to climate change.
NASA Langley Research Center SD EPO
As an interdisciplinary team of educators, scientists, technology experts and communications specialists we collaborate with the education community to bring authentic Earth science practices and real-world data into the classroom. We provide the public with unique NASA experiences, engaging activities, and advanced technology. Our products are developed and reviewed by science and education experts. Our goals include inspiring the next generation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals and improving STEM literacy by providing innovative participation pathways for educators, students, and the public.
National Speleological Society
The National Speleological Society (NSS) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the scientific study of caves and karst; protecting caves and their natural contents through conservation, ownership, stewardship, and public education; and promoting responsible cave exploration and fellowship among those interested in caves.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
Basic and applied research in solid earth, climate, atmosphere, ocean and environmental science.
Climate Interactive creates interactive, scientifically rigorous tools that help people see connections, play out scenarios, and see what works to address the biggest challenges we face.
American Museum of Natural History
To discover, interpret, and disseminate—through scientific research and education—knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe.
Council of State Science Supervisors
CSSS is the only professional science organization whose members have direct accountability to the government agencies given the constitutional authority for education. Within their own jurisdictions, each of these supervisors plays a key role in directing effort at improving school science and to ensure excellence and equity in science education. CSSS can offer state and national organizations a direct science education link to every school building in their state or territory. These science supervisors can provide information on the types of science programs their schools are using and how well each of the programs are working in their state. Most of the members serve on the state science teacher's organizational boards and are on a first name basis with their leaders. The Council members are proactive change agents in science for their state. Their responsibilities link the Council members by leadership and service to a broad constituency.
Smithsonian Science Education Center
To transform the learning and teaching of science for all students in the United States and throughout the world.
Arizona State University, School of Earth and Space Exploration
The ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE, pronounced "see-see") combines Earth and space science and engineering research and education in a single academic unit, to achieve a better understanding of the universe and, especially, our home world. SESE unites Earth and planetary scientists, astronomers, and engineers. The word "exploration" in our name is indicative of our approach. For centuries, the quest for scientific knowledge has been an important driver for human exploration and SESE is dedicated to expanding the frontiers of knowledge through the exploration of Earth, space, matter, time and life. Increasingly, successful exploration depends on a mastery of engineering theory and practice in order to create and adapt technologies for scientific applications. Our research and educational programs are designed explicitly to emphasize the importance of technology in modern science. Borrowing from the expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, we think of the SESE community as a "Corps of Discovery" for the 21st Century.