K-12 Resources | For Southern Arizona Teachers

Arizona Geological Survey
A primary source of geologic information for the state of Arizona. The site includes maps, and information on Arizona minerals, mining, geologic hazards and more.

A fiery orange sunset fills the sky, as viewed from Kitt PeakArizona-Sonora Desert Museum
A world-renowned zoo, natural history museum, and botanical garden committed to researching and protecting the land, plants, and animals of the Sonoran Desert Region.

College of Science Community Connections

Biosphere 2
A center for research, outreach, teaching and life-long learning about Earth, its living systems, and its place in the universe.

Flandrau Science Center
A unit of the Univeristy of Arizona College of Science, committed to increasing public understanding and appreciation of science.

Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
A world-renowned center for the advancement of tree-ring techniques and the broad application of dendrochronology in the social and environmental sciences.

Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources 
A global center bridging research in science, engineering, health, social science, business, and policy to provide guidance on responsible stewardship and development of mineral resources.

MESA
A university-based outreach program operating in 8 states to promote a strong foundation in mathematics and science as the key to college admission and success.

Minerals of Arizona
A photographic compilation of Arizona minerals.

University of Arizona Mineral Museum
A museum dedicated to public education and the preservation of minerals and meteorites while also serving the research needs of professionals, students and collectors.