Why Earth Science?

Earth science encompasses an enormous amount of interdisciplinary cooperation. The short video below from the American Geological Institute serves as a quick introduction to Earth science. Watch the video below to learn more and click here for Earth & space...

Footprint Renovations Activity

In this activity, students watch a Green Ninja video and learn how to reduce their ecological footprints. Footprint Renovations Activity

Melting Ice, Sea Level, and Feedback Loops

There is scientific consensus that global climate is changing, and that our poles (both north and south) are warming. This warming is having an affect on all that snow and ice. In this activity, [students] will explore how one impact of climate change, melting ice,...

Sea Level Rise in the Bay Area

In this multi-part activity, students examine ancient coastlines with contour maps, analyze projected sea level rise, answer questions about a video, and investigate coastal risk. Bay Area Sea Level Rise (.DOC) Bathymetry worksheet (.PDF)

Carbon Travels!

Using dice-based stations, students travel through the carbon cycle. Includes student handout and printable station signs and instructions. Clicking the link will download a Word (.DOC) file. Carbon Travels!

Carbon Cycle Student Worksheet

In this one-page worksheet, students identify how carbon flows through reservoirs and identify two human activities which affect the flow of carbon. Clicking the link will download a Word (.DOC) file. Carbon Cycle Student Worksheet

Climate Literacy Survey

This short multiple-choice questionnaire is useful for assessing students' knowledge. Clicking the link will download a Word (.DOC) file. Climate Literacy Survey