There are hundreds of great resources about the geological sciences on the web. Here are a few to help get you started:
General Geology and Education Links
Geology Blogs! (the geoblogosphere has grown by leaps and bounds this year...here are just a few)
Virtual Field Trips and the Geologist's Lifetime List
The internet is an incredible resource for traveling to places you may never have a chance to see in person. But if you are making your plans to see the world, don't neglect the items on the geologist' lifetime list...
U.S. Geological Survey
The U.S. Geological Survey is a rich resource for many topics in geology. Here are a few examples:
Evolution and Creation Science
Certain Christian fundamentalist organizations are presenting a system of beliefs called creation science which they feel should be taught along with evolution and geology in public schools. They have been very influential in local school boards in advancing their agenda. Are you getting the whole story on the debate over teaching evolution in schools? Is there a true conflict between religion and the science? Do you have to 'check your beliefs' at the door to practice a career in geology and earth science? A great deal of misinformation is circulating the web. Get the straight story by checking these links for more information:
Geology and Geoscience Departments
Think of majoring in the geological sciences? Check the links below for up-to-date information!
State Geological Surveys and Professional Organizations
Want to find information on the geology of the 50 states and Puerto Rico? Check these links!