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teacherstryscience

Looking for a great project-based lesson? Teachers TryScience features hands-on lessons focused on environmental science. Each lesson is integrated with effective teaching strategies, practical how-to’s and other helpful supports. Read More

NASA Scientific Visualization Studio

The Scientific Visualization Studio wants you to learn about NASA programs through visualization. The SVS works closely with scientists in the creation of visualizations, animations, and images in order to promote a greater understanding of Earth and Space Science research activities at NASA and within the academic research community supported by NASA. All the visualizations created by the SVS (currently totalling over 5,500) are accessible to you through this web site, and free to download! Read More

Teaching GIS and Remote Sensing

Teaching with GIS allows geoscience students to work directly with data in the field and classroom to develop and refine their spatial reasoning skills. These skills are an integral part of a geoscientists’ habits of mind, which are essential for moving from a novice to an expert geoscientist. Read More

Agricultural Energy Curriculum (agenergy)

Agricultural Energy teaching materials for instructors. Focused on harvesting energy from farms while considering cost and efficiency. Suited for high school and higher education…and completely free. Read More

MITvideo: Earth System Initiative

The MIT Earth System Initiative is a research and educational enterprise that cuts across environmentally-oriented disciplines such as geology, atmospheric science, oceanography, biology, chemistry, and environmental engineering. The MIT Video website aggregates and curates video produced by the Institute’s offices, laboratories, centers and administration. This includes feature and editorial videos, event recordings, academic content and more. Read More

Geothermal Library

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is a professional educational association for the international geothermal community. The GRC database contains over 35,000 records on all aspects of geothermal energy, including exploration, reservoir engineering, power plant design and operation, direct use, geothermal heat pumps, regulatory issues, energy policy, energy markets, news briefs, and more. Read More

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. Read More

Maine's Interactive Field Guide to Aquatic Invaders and Their Native Look Alikes

An online resource for Maine’s common native and invasive aquatic plants and animals. Read More

The NSF Scientific Collections Survey: A Brief Overview of Findings

This white paper describes the state of digital collections resulting from NSF funded research in biodiversity, ecology, environmental health, environmental education, and environmental resource management. Read More

Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science (DoITPoMS): Teaching and Learning Packages

The DoITPoMS Teaching and Learning Packages (TLPs) each focus on a common materials science topic met with in undergraduate teaching and learning. Many of the TLPs include video clips from experiments, along with standard features such as an introduction, summary, questions and answers, references for further study, and links to the MATTER Glossary of Materials Science. Read More

Mission

EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.

EERL & ATEEC

EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

Contact ATEEC 563.441.4087 or by email ateec@eicc.edu