ABOUT THE MINNESOTA
USGS IN YOUR STATE
USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.
Science Education for Educators, Students, and Lifelong Learners
- The USGS and Science Education - Online resources, including lessons, data, maps, and more, to support teaching, learning, education (K-12), and university-level inquiry and research.
- USGS Education Resources for Teachers (13.5 MB PDF) - Curricular ideas, scientific data, maps, books, and other on-line resources to support earth science, biology, geography, and hydrology.
- The Water Cycle - A complete and well illustrated overview of the water cycle. The diagram of the water cycle is available in over 60 languages; the water cycle summary in over 20 languages.
- USGS Science in your backyard: Minnesota - Information and links about surface water, ground water, floods, droughts, earthquake, and mineral science in Minnesota.
- USGS Recreation - Earth science gateway for a safer and more enjoyable outdoor experience.
Recreation on Public Lands in Minnesota
- Volunteer for a Changing World - Informative sites for volunteering with the USGS and related science agencies.
Additional Environmental Education Sites