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Last updated: April 5/23


SERC (Science Education Resource Center) (CC BY-NC-SA)

SERC is a grant-funded office at Carleton College in Minnesota, founded to improve education in the Earth sciences and beyond. Today we are a team of 14 educators, researchers and technical specialists who have worked with over 100 award winning education projects across the STEM disciplines and allied fields. Engaging participants from more than 1,000 institutions of higher education, as well as K-12 curriculum developers and teachers, we have created one of the world’s largest collections of pedagogic resources.


Earth Analytics Python Course (CC BY-NC-ND)

Earth analytics is an intermediate, multidisciplinary course that addresses major questions in Earth science and teaches students to use the analytical tools necessary to undertake exploration of heterogeneous ‘big scientific data’. This course is designed for graduate students.


Earth Exploration Toolbook (CC BY-NC-SA)

Developed by teams of scientists and educators, the Earth Exploration Toolbook (EET) is a collection of online Earth system science activities. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more scientific data sets and analysis tools that enables users to explore some aspect of the Earth system.


This is a British Columbia created resource.ABE Fundamental Level Science Modules (CC BY)

A collection of 5 modules designed for Adult Basic Education (ABE) fundamental level science. The five modules cover astronomy, ecology, biology, physics, and water. While they contain specific content, each book emphasizes a particular type of scientific thinking. The books are designed to be consumable student workbooks.

Geosciences LibreTexts Library (CC BY-NC-SA)

A collection of open textbooks, assignments, and other educational resources on the subject of geosciences.

This is a British Columbia created resource.Image Acquisition for 3-D Mapping with DJI Phantom 3 Pro (CC BY-NC)

A comprehensive manual describing the process of preparing the DJI Phantom 3 Professional for photogrammetric image capture using a pre-programmed mission plan.

Introduction to Earth Science (CC BY-NC-SA)

This resource is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to Earth Science that can be freely accessed online, read offline, printed, or purchased as a print-on-demand book. It is intended for a typical 1000-level university introductory course in the Geosciences. This open textbook includes various features designed to enhance the student learning experience. These include a multitude of high-quality figures and images within each chapter that help to clarify key concepts and are optimized for viewing online. Self-test assessment questions are embedded in each online chapter that help students focus their learning.

Introduction to Ocean Science (CC BY-NC-ND)

This textbook provides an introduction to topics in ocean science, including water, coasts, ocean ecosystems, the ocean floor, tides, life in the ocean, human impact on the ocean, and more.

This is a British Columbia created resource.Processing UAS Photogrammetric Images in Agisoft Photoscan Professional (CC BY-NC)

A comprehensive manual describing the process of preparing the DJI Phantom 3 Professional for photogrammetric image capture using a pre-programmed mission plan.

This chapter is adapted from Earth and Ocean Sciences - General in OER by Discipline Directory by Edited by Lauri M. Aesoph and Josie Gray.


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