Selected Teacher Websites & Other Resources

by | Jul 14, 2023 | Uncategorized

James Ebert (SUNY Oneonta)

    E.S. and other Listservs          Archived E.S. List-serv messages          Earth Science Websites From New York Teachers

SelectedTeacher-Created Sites of Interest

Charles Burrows (Spring Valley High School) creates some of the best animations and other review materials for Regents E.S.

Earth Science Students – CLICK HERE!!! – Earth Science Home               Earth Science Activities and Labs
Hangman games                        Interactive Regents Exams                   Earth Science References Tables (pdf)
Regents Exams images              

Christopher Sheehan ((Baldwin SHS, Baldwin, NY) hosts New York Science Teacher.
Direct link to Earth Science resources              E.S. Share-a-Thon

Steve Kluge (retired from Fox Lane HS)              

Of special interest for users of Google Earth:

           Kluge’s Geoscience News (blog)

Margie Turrin (LDEO): POLAR I.C.E. Interactive Climate Education: Curriculum & Education Activities

Ken Abbott (Grand Avenue Middle School) provides ES Learning Resources, including “Science Selfies.”

Gail K. Bennington and J. Bret Bennington: NYS Geology  

Michael Breed: Earth Science Literacy Labs

John Cafarella: Science Gnus

Scott Danville (Beekmantown High School) Earth Science Is Cool

Greg Flick (North Syracuse Junior High School) “Earth Science songbook

Michael Freedman (Benjamin N. Cardozo HS, Bayside, NY) Earthphile

Joe Henderson (Roth MS, Rush-Henrietta School District)   “Quotes to Ponder

Christine Girtain (Toms River South, NJ)  Quia Educational activities 

Michael P. Klimetz (John Dewey H.S., Brooklyn, NY) 

Jonathan Kowalik (Plainedge M.S.)

Tom McGuire: Rock Collecting Locations in Westchester Geology   

Phil Medina (R.C. Murphy JHS, Stony Brook) “Mr. Sci Guy Earth Science”

Zach Miller (John Jay HS)     “Discover Earth Science”  

Dr. Bruce Railsback (U. of Georgia): Geological diagrams

Rose Sanders (Mt. Vernon HS)    NYESTA (New York Earth Science Teachers Association)

Chris Visco (Sachem S.D. ) “New York Earth Science Teacher

Help in Preparing for the Regents Earth Science Exam

Julie Ann Hugick and Brian Hugick provide this guide for an Earth Science Reference Table (2011) review  

Deena Bollinger Kramarczyk (South Orangetown Middle School): Vocabulary for the Regents E.S. Exam

Christopher Sheehan and Glenn Dolphin: “100 Illustrated Ways to Pass the Earth Science Regents

Sheila Ornstein (South JHS, Newburgh) provides these suggested web sites for reviewing Earth Science concepts.

Fred Welfare (H.S. for the Humanities, Queens, NY): Important Regents Terms   Non-Regents Terms

Michael Stark (Schuylerville) provides this vocabulary list.

Seth Horowitz (Blind Brook MS) provides these parallel tasks for Part D:
          Practice for Part D
          Rock & Mineral ID
          Locating an Epicenter

          Finding Epicenters
          Orbits and Ellipses

Tom Gazda
          Locating an Epicenter 

          Mineral ID Review 

NESTA 2014 – 15 Workshop slideshows — For all NESTA/Windows to the Universe workshops presentations

Additional Selected Resources

3D Paper Models

Science 360 News

AP (Advanced Placement) Central

Beach Chair Scientist

Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies
    Hudson Data Jam Student Competition 2015 Winners

Center for Science Teaching and Learning

 “CourseKicker” activities

Duke Geological Labs (Charles Merguerian, Hofstra University)

Earth Education Online


Earth Science World Image Bank

Education World

Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages

Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

Good Thinking (Smithsonian Science Education Center)

Hooked on Science with Jason Lindsey

Ideas for Going Green in the Classroom

Jigzone Jigsaw Puzzle Paradise


Learning Science

Middle School Science–Earth Science (Free Lesson Plans for 5-8 Science)

Molecular Expressions “Science, Optics, and You”

National Park Service “Paleontology in the Parks”

New York Academy of Sciences–Pathways to Science

Pi Across America

Regents Earth Science (High School) “Wikibook”

CIRES — Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Studies

Science Review Games

Science Spot for JHS 

NSTA SciLinks

PBS Media Teachers’ Domain

Teaching Guides Lesson Plans

Marco Polo Education

UCAR Digital Image Library

Online Textbook Links

Exploring Earth — McDougal Littell

Understanding Earth 3e — W H Freeman