Guiding Pacific Northwest Teachers from Subduction to Eruption

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Teachers on the Leading Edge is a professional development program for Pacific Northwest teachers of Earth Science. This program features plate tectonics and geologic hazards of the Pacific Northwest. Through funding from the National Science Foundation, Teachers on the Leading Edge has provided teacher workshops each summer from 2008 through 2010.

RESOURCES FOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST TEACHERS OF EARTH SCIENCE

This website offers K-12 teachers an introduction to the active continental margin geology of the Pacific Northwest. Teaching resources provided include animations, video lectures, slide shows, virtual field experiences, and lesson plans that feature plate tectonics and geologic hazards of the Pacific Northwest. Although intended for middle school teachers of Earth Science, most resources can be adapted for use in many K-12 grade levels.