Earthguide Online Classroom

why online earth science?

Beach at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Because it's important to know how the home planet works and what it has to offer.

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Things that help explain, show, reflect, question and inspire.


Project-based experiences that build skills and expertise, synthesize, analyze, apply, and relate.

Standards in California

California Science Content Standards,
Framework and Released Test Questions

Recent workshops

STEMposium 2012
Joe Rindone Tech. Center,
San Diego County Office of Education
•  July 17, 2012, 10:30-12:00
   Mystery Epicenter and OneNote
•  July 19, 2012, 10:30-12:00
   Alien Landing and OneNote
Presenters - Amy Weinheimer & Memorie Yasuda

COSEE - Middle School
Earth Sciences Workshop

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
November 16, 2010
Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
Presenters - Felicia Ryder & Memorie Yasuda

TeacherTECH-Climate Change
San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD
March 23, 2010
Understanding Climate Change
Presenter - Memorie Yasuda

ESETT - SDUSD Teacher Professional Development
Dana Middle School
August 26 & 27, 2009
Mystery Detectives: Mystery Epicenter
Collaborative opportunities with Earthguide

SDUSD Teacher Professional Development: M.S. Earth Science
Mission Bay High School
March 18, 2009
Atmosphere and circulation Q&A

SDUSD Course-Alike: H.S. Earth Science
Revelle Conference Center at SIO
December 9, 2008
Materials from the workshop and to develop fieldtrips to local beaches

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students of all ages

Subjects in school

Online activities and articles for school.

Real people and science

What can science and math can do for you, even if you aren't going to be a scientist, or even if you are!

How to get where YOU want to go

Insider tips on going to work and college - what it's really like, how others did it, and exploring what you REALLY want to do.

What can I do now?

Fun things to do on your own or with family and friends. How you can make a real difference.


Graph paper, etc.

parents  and caregivers

Earth science that relates

How earth science affects you and your family.

Fun with family and friends

Places to go, at-home-activities and more. Have just a few minutes or some vacation time? Something for everyone.

Looking forward to jobs and college

Ideas, financial aid, statistics, and more...

Helping your kids learn

Ideas for talking about science with your kids. Tailored to match topics in California public schools.

Kids and science around the world

Ideas, financial aid, statistics, and more...

The first version of this website and its framework was released on March 31, 2008. Initial content targeted high school Plate Tectonics. Look for more in the future and let us know what you think!

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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Prototype produced in
partnership between
Scripps Institution
of Oceanography COSEE California and the
San Diego Unified School District.

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