K-12 Education & Outreach

Students working together to study the contamination in ground water Students working together to ‘solve’ the puzzle part of the Paleo-Puzzle Kit Teachers collecting data during a professional development workshop Teachers studying hydrology during a GLOBE workshop

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Steven Smith
Outreach Coordinator
Office: HAMP 2270
Email: mrsmith@purdue.edu

Equipment Loan Program

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences has partnered with the Science Express Program to offer research grade instrumentation to high school teachers throughout central Indiana.

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Visit the Department

Take advantage of our self-guided, walk-through tour and learn about a variety of EAPS topics including Tornados, Earthquakes, Minerals, Fossil identification, and much more. The displays are located throughout the second, third, and fourth floors of the Civil Engineering building.

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Teacher Resources

View the comprehensive list of teacher resources.

If you would like to suggest a site that would help other teachers, please e-mail it to Steven Smith, mrsmith@purdue.edu

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Videos of Experiments

We have begun to make videos of all of the lessons and demos that we do.

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Instructional Technology using iPad Apps

We have reviewed some apps for iPad that can be useful in the classroom. Be sure to check back often as we are still updating our list!

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Looking for an Earth Science blog? Check out these blogs by EAPS faculty and students.