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New Jersey Earth Science Teachers Association

Department of Education (NJDOE):
New Jersey Department of Education Home-page
Earth Systems Science CCCS
Earth Systems Science Learning Progressions
Earth Systems Science Clarifications Document (pdf)
Environmental Science Clarifications Document (pdf)

State-wide Organizations:
Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE)
Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions
Delaware & Raritan Greenway Land Trust
Geological Association of New Jersey (GANJ)
Green Acres Program
Land Trust Alliance
The Nature Conservancy
New Jersey Biology Teachers Association
New Jersey Council for Elementary Science
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
New Jersey Department of Transportation
New Jersey Geological Survey
New Jersey Office of State Planning
New Jersey Office of Travel and Tourism
New Jersey Paleontological Society
New Jersey Science Teachers Association
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
New Jersey State League of Municipalities
Garden State Preservation Trust
New Jersey Conservation Foundation
Open Space Preservation Partners
U.S. Geological Survey

Adopt a Beach-Program
Air Monitoring Network
Air Quality Education
American Tour de Sol-Solar and Electric Car Rally
Barnegat Bay Water Quality Sampling Video (wmv)
Brownstone: "The State Rock of New Jersey"
Certified WILD School Sites
Clean Water Book: Choices for Water Resource Protection
Clean Water For Today: What is Wastewater Treatment?
Clean Water Raingers Program
Community Right To Know Annual Report
Conserve Water Educators' Guide
DEP Environmental Education Program
DEP Information Resource Center
DEP Publications
DEP Speakers Program
Division of Water Quality Students & Educators Site
Division of Watershed Management: Outreach & Education
Division of Watershed Management Publications
Earth Day & Environmental Education Week
Earth Science on the Internet
Endangered & Nongame Species Program Speakers Bureau
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of New Jersey - List
Edusite: Professional Development for NJ Teachers
Environmental Education News (EEdNews) (Sign up for the listserv HERE.)
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Environmental Poster Selection
Envirothon Student Competition
EstuaryLive telecast!
Everyone Shares A Watershed
FAQS - Laboratory Science
Fishing for Answers in an Urban Estuary
Fossil Sites in NEW JERSEY
Generalized Stratigraphic Table For New Jersey
Geographic Information System
Geography Network
Geologic History of New Jersey
Geologic Map of New Jersey
Geologic Rock Symbols Chart
Geologic Time Scale
Geology in Action
Global Warming
Global Warming For Teachers & Students
Guard Your Groundwater
Harbor Watershed Education & Urban Fishing Program
HEP Public Involvement & Education Mini-Grants
HEP - Teachers' Guide to Water Education Resources
Internship Opportunities at DEP
Junior Solar Sprint-Model Car Competition
Known Contaminated Sites in New Jersey-List
Hadrosaurus foulkii
Herp Atlas Project
Hudson River Plume
Laboratory Science in the 21st Century
Manual Ambiental de Nueva Jersey 2006 (The New Jersey Environmental Primer: Spanish Version)
Map Symbols
Maps and Publications List
Member Submitted Lesson Plans
New Jersey Colossal Fossil Site
New Jersey Department of Transportation - Maps
New Jersey Environmental Digital Library
New Jersey Environmental Primer (pdf)
New Jersey Fossils
New Jersey Geological Survey's Digital GEODATA
New Jersey Geological Survey Information Brochures
New Jersey Lake Watch
New Jersey Lake Watch - Manual
New Jersey Marine Education Resource Guide
New Jersey Pinelands Commission - Educational Materials & Kids Korner
New Jersey Rocks and Sediments Kit
New Jersey School Integrated Pest Management Program
New Jersey Science Olympiad
New Jersey State Library: Sampling of Environmental Websites
New Jersey State Park Service Calendar of Events
New Jersey State Symbols
New Jersey Watershed Ambassadors Program
New Jersey's State Dinosaur (pdf)
New Jersey's Watersheds, Watershed Management Areas & Water Regions (pdf)
NJDEP Employment Opportunities
NJDEP Public Participation Calendar
NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife: Office of Information and Education
NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife: Education
NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife: Wildlife Education Resources for Teachers
North Jersey Regional Science Fair
Outdoor Classroom Links
Outdoor Classroom Network
Paleo Links of Interest
Physiographic Provinces of New Jersey (pdf)
Radon Outreach Program
Resource Planning and Management Structure: The Fringe Planning Area
Save Water! Outreach & Education Resources
Solar Energy Education Resources
Solutions to Stormwater Pollution-Brochure (pdf)
State Commission on Environmental Education
State Environmental Education Directory (NJDEP SEEDS)
Teachers' Guide to Educational Programs with New Jersey State Parks, Forests, Recreation Areas, Historic Sites and the Forest Resource Education Center
Trees of New Jersey and the Mid-Atlantic States
Two contenders for the title of "State Mineral of New Jersey"
U.S. Census Bureau - New Jersey
U.S. Census Bureau - Stat Tables for New Jersey
USGS Ground-water level observation wells in New Jersey
Volunteers in Forestry Program
Volunteers in Parks (V.I.P.) Programs
Wastewater and Stormwater Management Programs-Brochures
Wildlife Conservation Corps
Wildlife Education-Materials
Wild Places & Open Spaces Map
William D. McDowell Observatory - Meadowlands Environment Center
Water Festival Grants Guidelines (pdf)
Watershed Stewards Program Guidelines (doc)
Watershed Stewards Program Flyer (doc)
What's A Watershed? (pdf)
What's A Watershed? / What is Stormwater? (pdf)
WILD School Sites Application for Certification
Your Water - A Forest Product (pdf)

New Jersey Geologic Field Trips:
Fossil Sites in NEW JERSEY
Get Outdoors, New Jersey
New Jersey Solar Business and Buildings Tour
New Jersey State Museum
Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center
Rutgers Geology Museum
Sedge Island
Sedge Island Natural Resource Education Center
Sterling Hill Mine & Museum
Walk on the Wild Side - Conservation Education Hikes
Wildlife Management Areas - List

Kean University
Department of Geology & Meteorology
Directions to Kean University

presentation photo NJESTA/NJSC Presentations:

ESLab: Sharing Resources: Assortment
Missy Holzer, Chatham High School;
Planetary Motion: Galaxy Song, Vortex & "Not a Vortex" videos.
Marc Rogoff, Environmental Education Specialist, NJDEP;
--- (3 others from this workshop to be posted soon)
ES Lab: Share-a-thon: The Reasons for the Seasons and Solar Motion Lab plus template
Angela Best, NJSTA President, Earth Science Teacher, Monroe Township Middle School
The Wonderful World of Water (53.4 mb pptx)
Marc Rogoff, Environmental Education Specialist, NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection
Google Earth for Digital Earth Science Teaching and Learning
Dr. Feng Qi, Department of Geology and Meteorology, Kean University
Teaching Earth Science: Implications for K-12 Instruction and Teacher Education
Dr. Brian Baldwin, NJCSTME, Kean University
Student Air Monitoring Project (SAMP) and Powerpoint Overview
Marc Rogoff, Environmental Education Specialist, NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection
Length of Day
Christine Girtain, Toms River HS South
Plotting Volcanoes and Earthquakes, data sheet, worksheets 1 and 2 and world map
Angela Best, Past-President, NJSTA
Modeling Atmospheric Circulation and lesson plan
Missy Holzer, Chatham High School
Toilet Paper Solar System Lab: Lab Sheet, Spread Sheet, Plot and Analysis
Liz Georger, Science Teacher, OBPS

Books featuring Geologic Field Trip information:
  • A Field Guide to New Jersey Nature Centers.
    Contreras Held, Patricia. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1988.
  • Best Hikes With Children in New Jersey.
    Zatz, Arline & Zatz, Joel. Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers, 1992.
  • Discover the Hidden New Jersey.
    Roberts, Russell. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
  • Enjoying New Jersey Outdoors.
    Lippman, Helen and Reardon, Patricia. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1991.
  • Gem Trails of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
    Gem Guides Book Company 315 Cloverleaf Drive Suite F, Baldwin Park CA 91706;
    626-855-1611; 800-824-5118; Fax: 626-855-1610. Email:
  • Jersey Perspective: Selected Topics in Earth Science.
    Gasior, Joe. Medford, New Jersey: Lenape Regional High School District Board of Education, 1986.
  • Natural Wonders of New Jersey: A Guide to Parks, Preserves & Wild Places.
    Gruzlovic, Hope and Cradic, Amy. Castine, Maine: Country Roads Press, 1994.
  • New Jersey Wildlife Viewing Guide.
    Pettigrew, Laurie. Helena, Montana: Falcon Publishing, 1998.
  • New Jersey's Special Places.
    Zatz, Arline. Woodstock, Vermont: The Countryman Press, 1990.
  • New York Walk Book.
    The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference. New York, New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1984.
  • "Roadside Geology" Series.
  • When Dinosaurs Roamed New Jersey.
    Gallagher, William. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1997.

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