Earth Science Education


Earth Science Education

Useful Links


New York State Math and Science Teaching Incentive Scholarships

Requirements for Teacher Certification

Information Regarding Teacher Certification Examinations

New York State Education Department teacher web page

National Science Education Standards web site

Science Teacher Association web sites

Stony Brook University web sites

Stony Brook University Science Teacher Outreach Programs web sites

Requirements for Teacher Certification 

Certification requirements adopted by the Board of Regents can be found at this link

The academic knowledge you will need in various subject fields including earth sciences to teach in New York State starting Fall 2003 NYSTCE Test Frameworks.

Information regarding Certification Examinations 

Individuals seeking a New York State certificate for teaching a science (biology, chemistry, earth science, physics) must achieve qualifying scores on a set of assessments called the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) as part of the requirements for certification. Visit this page for information regarding all aspects of the New York State Certification examinations.

Physical Setting Earth Science Core Curriculum

Earth Science Reference Tables

Previous Earth Science Regent Exams can be found at

Science Teacher Associations web sites

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 

National Earth Science Teachers Association

Science Teachers Association of New YorK State 

New York Earth Science Teachers Association

The Suffolk County Section of the Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS)

National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Stony Brook University web sites

Professional Education Program

Science Education Program

Center for Science and Mathematics Education

School of Professional Development

Application for the MAT Program

MAT Earth Science Advisor Gilbert N. Hanson

Earth Science Research Project

Department of Geosciences

Stony Brook University Science Teacher
Outreach Programs

Long Island Geologists

Science Night Lectures

Geology Open Night

 Astronomy Open Night

 The Living World

 The Worlds of Physics