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"Dig Into" these websites!

http://www.agiweb.org/
AMERICAN GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE - Earth science education support is provided on this site with an Education Department area.

http://un2sg4.unige.ch/athena/mineral/mineral.html
ATHENA MINERALOGY - Research information on minerals and pictures of uncommon minerals.

www.classroom.com
CLASSROOM CONNECT - Offers online curriculum for K-12 students and teachers. This site features adventure learning expeditions, online professional development to help educators learn how to use the Internet in their classrooms, and resources for finding the best educational materials on the web.

www.cln.org/themes/rocks_minerals.html
COMMUNITY LEARNING NETWORK - Rocks, Minerals, and Mining Theme Page includes images, information for research, and lesson plans.

http://www.ConstructMyFuture.com/
CONSTRUCT MY FUTURE - Students, parents and teachers are invited to explore and research careers in the construction industry.

www.calmineraled.org
THE CALIFORNIA MINERAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION (CMEF) - A charitable, nonprofit education corporation, was founded in 1991 to develop and administer mineral education programs for K-12 teachers.  CMEF is operated exclusively for educational purposes.

www.earthsciweek.org/
EARTH SCIENCE WEEK - Keep up to date on the latest happenings with yearly Earth Science Week activities by reading or subscribing to the monthly newsletter. You can be an Earth Monitor, too ... Get involved in Earth Science Week! This site is sponsored by the American Geological Institute, serving Geosciences since 1948.

www.earthscienceworld.org/
EARTH SCIENCE WORLD - A service of the American Geological Institute, this site strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in the wise us of natural resources. Natural Resources teaching curriculum information is also available.

http://www.ed.gov/free/
FEDERAL RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE - More than 30 Federal agencies formed a working group in 1997 to make hundreds of Federally supported teaching and learning resources easier to find. The result of that work is this FREE web site, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

www.thegateway.org
THE GATEWAY TO EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS - Allows teachers to type in a topic, grade level, and other information on a search screen that then retrieves lessons, instructional units and other free educational materials related to the chosen topic.

http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/rock-collecting/
HOME HOBBIES: ROCK COLLECTING - By HomeAdvisor - If you find rocks interesting, you might like to try rock collecting to help you learn more about rocks and minerals.

www.theimage.com/gemstone/gemstone.html
THE IMAGE GALLERY - Great pictures of gems.

www.minerals.net
THE MINERAL AND GEMSTONE KINGDOM - A complete guide to rocks, minerals and gemstones.

http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/
SCIENCE NEWS FOR KIDS is devoted to science news for children of ages 9 to 13. The goal of the site is to offer timely items of interest to kids, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, Internet resources, and other useful materials. Visitors may comment on the subject matter, ask questions of scientists featured in articles, try out mathematical puzzles, and submit their own work for possible web publication. The site also offers teachers creative ways of using science news in their classrooms.

http://www.super-science-fair-projects.com/
SUPER SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS offers information about science fair projects for middle and high school students. Students are guided through showing how to keep a science log, choose a category or topic, research a project, complete all six steps of the scientific method, write a project report and abstract, make a display board, and give an oral presentation of the project. They also learn how judges evaluate a project.

National Organizations;
State & Federal Agencies

NATIONAL ENERGY FOUNDATION
4516 S 700 E, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 908-5800
(801) 908-5400 - FAX

info@nef1.org
http://www.nef1.org

AIMS Education Foundation
PO Box 8120
Fresno, CA 93747
(559) 255-4094
http://www.aimsedu.org

American Association for the Advancement of Science
1200 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 326-6400
http://teachcoal.org/

American Coal Foundation
101 Constitution Avenue NW
Suite 525-E
Washington, DC 20001-2133
(202) 463-9785
(202) 463-9786 - FAX
acf-coal@mindspring.com
http://www.acf-coal.org

American Geographical Union
2000 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 462-6900
(202) 328-0566
http://www.agu.org

American Geological Institute
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22303
(703) 379-2480
(703) 379-7563 - FAX
agie@agiweb.org
http://www.copper.org/

Copper Development Association
260 Madison Ave.
New York, New York 10016
(212) 251-7200
http://www.copper.org/g_missio.htm

Earth Science Information Center
Geological Survey of America
http://mapping.usgs.gov/esi

Idaho Mining Association
www.idahomining.org

Lead Industries Association, Inc.
13 Mail Street
Sparta, NJ 077871
(973) 726-5323
miller@leadinfo.com
http://lead.org/

Mineral Information Institute
501 Violet Street
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 277-9190
(303) 277-9198 - FAX
mii@mii.org
http://www.mii.org

National Aggregates Association
900 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 587-1400
http://www.nssga.org/

National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Department of Geology
Western Washington University
Belling, WA 98225-9080
xman@cc.www.edu
http://www.nagt.org

National Earth Science Teachers Association
American Geographical Union
2000 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 777-7508
fireton@agu.org

National Mining Association
1130 17th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 463-2625
www.nma.org

National Science Teachers Association
1840 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201-3000
(703) 243-7100
www.nsta.org

Northwest Mining Association
10 N. Post Street, Suite 414
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 624-1158
(509) 623-1241
nwma@nwma.org
http://www.nwma.org

Salt Institute
700 N. Fairfax Street
Fairfax Plaza, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314-2040
(703) 549-4648
(703) 548-2194 - FAX
info@saltinstitute.org
http://www.saltinstitute.org

Smithsonian Institution
Geology and Mineral Sciences
http://www.si.edu/

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration Inc.
8307 Shaffer Parkway
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 973-9550
www.smenet.org

US Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Office of Public Affairs
1849 C Street, NW, Suite 5600
Washington, DC 20240
(202) 208-5717
www.blm.gov/nhp/index.htm

US Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov

US Forest Service
PO Box 96090
Washington, DC 20090
http://www.fs.fed.us/

US Geological Survey
Mineral Resources Program
913 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
http://www.usgs.gov/

Utah Mining Association
www.utahmining.org/index.htm 

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