Issues in Earth Science
“Eww, There’s Some Geology in my Fiction!”
Issue 13 May 2020
Will Demetrius find the independence to make his first excursion outside the West Valles Marineris Dome in time to watch the transit of Phobos?
Illustration for Standing in the Shadow of Phobos by Erin Colson
Issue 12 Nov 2019
rock climber Tara and Ice-Age Atzl seem to have a mysterious
connection across time, a connection that may save more than one life.
Can six arctic explorers save humanity after war induces a chilling of world climate?
Permafrost by Kate Kelly.
Teacher's Resources for Permafrost include figuring out how different changes to the Earth System will affect global climate.
Illustration for Permafrost by Erin Colson
Illustration for Dinosaur Dig by Erin Colson
Can Alana use clues from geology to clear her name after she's accused of stealing a volcanic stone on her tour of Mauna Loa in Hawaiʻi?
Illustration for Pele's Tears by Autumn Evelyn.
Can Julie use a broken piece of limestone containing an unexpected fossil to help the police solve the mystery of who attacked her friend Josh and stole his tickets to the baseball game?
Illustration for The Rock Hound by Erin Colson
Teacher's Resources for Breaking the Ice
Teacher's Resources for Nuugyaa
Illustration for Nuugyaa by Erin Colson.
Teacher's Resources for In the Rough.
Illustration for In the Rough by Erin Colson.
November 2015: Aki wants so much to stay in the home she's known her whole life, but with failing geysers and earthquakes seeming to conspire against her, will she be able? Find out in Shifting Fortunes by S. Q. Eries.
Teacher's Resources for Shifting Fortunes.
Illustration for Shifting Fortunes by Erin Colson
July 2015: Cassie Morant loves puzzles, but can she put together the planetary geology clues fast enough to save the landing team from execution? Find out in Jigsaw by Douglas Smith.
Teacher's Resources for Jigsaw.
Illustration for Jigsaw by Erin Colson.
Map for Jigsaw by Russ Colson.
March 2015: Can Marie's knowledge of geology solve a mystery and get her big brother out of trouble? Find out in The Thieving Rain by Anne E Johnson.
Teacher's Resources for The Thieving Rain.
Illustration for The Thieving Rain by Erin Colson.
Teacher's Resources for Plate Tectonics and Non-Platonic Relationships.
Illustration for Plate Tectonics and Non-Platonic Relationships by Steven (Andy) Stalboerger.
I waited until Wednesday before pinning a note on Ches’s locker: Can we try transform?
July 2014: Find out how a small diversion can save the world in Diversion Program by Robert Dawson.
Teacher's Resources for Diversion Program.
Illustration for Diversion Program by Erin Colson.
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