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Organization Profiles

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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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.

Types of Resources: Info on Geoscience Careers, Funding or Material Support for K12, Instruction and/or Assessment, Connecting Geo with Other Disciplines, Understanding the Nature of Science, Addressing Controversial topics, Teacher Professional Development, Advocacy for ESS

National Association of Geoscience Teachers
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the Earth sciences, and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public.

Types of Resources: Info on Geoscience Careers, Connecting Geo with Other Disciplines, Addressing Controversial topics, Understanding the Nature of Science, Instruction and/or Assessment, Teacher Professional Development, Advocacy for ESS

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