Tuesday, December 22, 2009

K-12 Earth Science Education Status Report For The U.S.

Something for geology / earth science educators. The American Geological Institute has released a status report for the year 2007 titled "The Pulse of Earth Science Education" which follows earth science education trends in 50 states.

Go here to access the information.

The AGI provides information on:
  • teacher certification requirements
  • relevant middle and high school courses
  • K-12 enrollment levels
  • Earth science within state science standards
  • state assessment of students
  • textbooks adopted and relevance to Earth science
  • contact information for state education agencies
via Geology.com

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