University of Texas at Austin

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.

Bureau Publications

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

Switch Energy Project:

Switch Energy Project: The mission of this project is to transform the energy conversation, from polarized to practical, with knowledge. Promote efficiency and conservation.

Virtual Rock Kit

Virtual Rock Kit:  View the Bureau's rock kit online—and purchase it through the Bureau Store

Texas High School Coastal Monitoring Program

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

Texas Earth Science Week

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

All About Water

All About Water: Resources  to assist teachers and students in understanding our essential water resources, including groundwater/surface water interactions and the impact of human activity on water systems

GeoFORCE Texas

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

Geologic Wonders of Texas

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