Video on Demand Professional Development
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space
This course is appropriate for elementary and middle school educators and consists of 8 one hour videos.
This course is appropriate for high school through adult learners and consists of 26 half hour episodes.
This course is suitable for high school through adult learners and consists of 7 one hour videos.
MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) Platforms
Massive Online Open Course platforms or MOOCs are generally free online classes offered by premier institutions in an open enrollment format. Certificates of completion are available for a fee. Classes may be on demand or offered several times a year. The time commitment varies by class, but tend to be between 2-8 hours per week. There are several platforms to choose from.
The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators
Offered by the American Museum of Natural History
Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology
Offered by the University of Alberta
Offered by the University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana
Our Earth: Its Climate, History, and Processes
Offered by the University of Manchester