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

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