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  Educational Resources

Resources for Teachers and Students of Geoscience in Texas

The Bureau has numerous resources for teachers and students of geology and related earth sciences. Bureau staff are also actively engaged in ongoing programs for technology transfer and outreach at all grade levels. If you can't find the resource you're looking for, feel free to contact us.

         
         

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Bureau Publications of special Interest to teachers and students: books, maps, and field guides

 

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Switch Energy Project:The mission of this project is to build a baseline understanding of energy. Transform the energy conversation, from polarized to practical. Promote efficiency and conservation.
         

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Virtual Rock Kit: view the Bureau's rock kit online—and purchase it through Publications Sales

 

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Online Learning Modules: explore these modules to discover important earth science concepts through hands-on activities and interactive games

         

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Texas High School Coastal Monitoring Program: engages people who live along the coast in the study of their natural environment

 

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Texas Earth Science Week: nationwide program to promote interest and knowledge of the earth sciences and its contributions to society

         
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Outreach Partnerships

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GeoFORCE Texas
rewards South Texas students from grades 8-12 with the chance to travel, meet inspiring people, and discover careers.

         

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Geologic Wonders of Texas
Explore the amazing geology of Texas without leaving the classroom!

 

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Other Cool Science Education Materials

         
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  All About Water
These resources assist teachers and students in understanding our essential water resources, including groundwater/surface water interactions and the impact of human activity on water systems. Information on hydraulic fracturing and Texas State Water Planning is also included.
         
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Earthview Texas—taking virtual reality into the classroom, adventures in virtual reality, and GIS

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