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Schaffer, Dane L. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2012
This commentary paper focuses upon the loss of respect for Earth Sciences on the part of many school districts across the United States. Too many Earth Science teachers are uncertified to teach Earth Science, or hold certificates to teach the subject merely because they took a test. The Earth Sciences have faced this problem for many years…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Science Instruction, Scientific Literacy, Science Teachers