The Minerals Education Coalition is a coalition of organisations that have compiled a huge range of resources about minerals and mining. There are loads of resources for K12 teaching and a great search engine to find about minerals, where they come from and what they are used for.
The Open University offer a variety of courses that can be accessed online for free. There are 3 levels, from introductory to advanced and all offer certification at the end. There is an extensive list of courses within science but also many other topics so it is perfect for dipping into a subject if you […]
This is one of the blog entries from the Sandie Will’s Rockhead Geoscience Series “A Day in The Geo Life”. In this entry Dr. Alistair McClymont describes his job as a Geophysicist. Alastair McClymont works in environmental consulting in Calgary, Alberta. His geophysics group uses a wide variety of different geophysical techniques to non-invasively map […]
This is one of the blog entries from the Sandie Will’s Rockhead Geoscience Series “A Day in The Geo Life”. In this entry Anggita Agustin describes her job as a Hydrogeologist.
“Get Kids into Survey” is an amazing resource to encourage kids in to GeoSpatial careers: This is the intro from the site: “Get Kids into Survey began in 2017 with the creation of the first GKiS poster – a fun resource for the survey community to share with their children in order to help them […]
The Geological Society of London has made a fantastic website taking you from school age to early career, showing all the routes and jobs a geologist could do. Career profiles and job sector descriptions cover many roles with personalised interviews to give future geologists a good picture of what they may like to train themselves […]
The AGU youtube channel (American Geophysical Union) has various geoscience videos, from virtual field trips where outcrops are explained in short videos to online conferences discussing up to date research. Another very interesting section is the career development advice for professionals already in the industry, as well as those only just starting out!
A great series of books from Agile Geoscience on 52 things you should know about geophysics, rock physics, paleontology and geology.
The London Geological Society has a lot of resources for learning and teaching, including several thematic microsites.
This is a great collection of blog posts by geoscientists describing their working day. They have been compiled on Sandi Will’s Rockhead Sciences blog page. If you want to find out more about what geoscientists do, this is a great place to start.