Resources for K-12 Teachers
Looking for geology, rock, and mineral lesson plans, study
units, and support materials? Below are links geology and
earth science related units covering grades K through 12.
Multiple Resource Instruction Links
- Teaching Earth Science
A compilation of teacher resources that can easily be modified and
incorporated into the earth science classroom
- Resources for Earth Science and Geology Instruction
Links organized alphabetically around the sequence of topics
typically taught in an introductory earth science or physical
geography class. Links are also available for environmental science,
earth science/geography education, career opportunities, and more.
The sites selected are based on image quality, ease with which
lesson plans can be developed, organization, authenticity, scope,
- Earth Science Lessons for grades K through High School
Over a hundred lesson plans covering all areas of earth sciences.
- Earth Science Week Activities and Worksheets
Celebrate Earth Science Week and try one of the K-12 activities. New
theme and support materials every year.
- Resources for K - 12 Earth Science Teachers from Geological
Society of America
Downloadable lesson plans and web site links to lesson plans.
Additional Resources Icon Free Additional Resources: Educational
information links, computer software, videos, books and other
teaching media. Broken down by topic.
- Teacher Friendly Guides to Geology
Divided by US region, based upon work supported by the National
Elementary School Level Geology Lesson Plans
Middle School Level Geology Lesson Plans (Grades 5-8)
High School Level Geology Lesson
Plans (Grades 9 - 12)
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