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TXESS Partners

Organizational Partners

The University of Texas at Austin:

Institute for Geophysics is the lead institution for this project

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
ran week-long summer workshops in petroleum engineering

The Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching served to recruit teachers, helped deliver workshops, and disseminate teaching and materials to other teachers in their statewide network.

 

Other Partners

STEM Education & Psychology at the University of Texas at Tyler provided the evaluation team

TERC offered "Earth Science by Design" as week-long summer workshops

 

Other Collaborators

These are people or organizations who delivered excellent earth science content at our workshops.  Links to their websites and contact information are on our Resources page.

ANDRILL
EarthLabs
EarthScope
GLOBE
IODP and Ocean Leadership’s Deep Earth Academy
IRIS
NAGT
Ridge2K
UNAVCO
Windows to the Universe
Steve Kluge: presented a workshop on Google Earth, and using GE in teaching


Sponsors

Funding for the TXESS Revolution project comes from:

The National Science Foundation Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences Program NSF Grant No. 0703687

The Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching

The Shell Oil Company Foundation

The Jackson School of Geosciences