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FREE on-line geoscience educational resources for teachers and students
- Earth Learning Idea: Hundreds of great, easy to use activities and other resources in a variety of languages
- Earth Science Western Australia: Earth and Space resources linked to the Australian curriculum
- GEOetc: Very useful snippets for the classroom and the field
- Geoscience Australia: Excellent resources, updated and improved!
- Oresome Resources: Brilliant materials designed with Australian teachers and students in mind
- Primary Australian Literacy Mathematics & Science (PALMS) Program: Supporting the teaching of Earth Science K-5 across Australia.
- Teacher Earth Science Education Programme (TESEP): Australian case studies to complement senior EES text books
- Virtual Library of Australia's Geology: A work in progress but making rocks, fossils and field exposures accessible in 3D
- Woodside Australian Science Project (WASP): Support packages for the Earth Science component of the Australian Curriculum
Books and journals
- Shaping a Nation: A Geology of Australia: Massive book that comprehsively covers the geological history of Australia.
- The planet we live on - the beginnings of the Earth Sciences : Excellent digital textbook
Geoscience extension opportunties for students
- Australian Earth and Envrionmental Science Olympiad Summer School: A fantastic summer school for Yr 9-11 students
- Big Science Competition: Challenging science for Yr 7-10 students
- Curious Minds: A program aimed at highly capable girls in Yrs 8 and 9 who have an interest in STEM learning areas
Geoscience Professional Development opportunties for teachers
- Earth Science Western Australia: PD for teachers in Western Australia
- GEOetc: PD in the field in some awesome places around the world
- Teacher Earth Science Education Programme (TESEP): PD for teachers in the eastern states of Australia
Interesting geoscience education and outreach web sites and blogs
- GeoBlogy: A blog by the staff of the British Geological Survey
- International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO): The Earth Science Olympiad for High School students arounf the world
- IUGS Commission on Geoscience Education, Training and Technology Transfer (COGE): Assists countries expand or introduce better Earth Science education, outreach and technology transfer