Some things Mrs. McArdle has been working on behind the scenes ....

Lab Manuals
by Mrs. McArdle
Activities adaptable for middle school, high school, or collegiate level instruction

Available exclusively through Flinn Scientific at 

Meteorology Activity Lab Manual    #AP6537

Meteorology Activity Lab Manual for Earth Science

Astronomy Activity Lab Manual      #AP6535

Alternate Text

 Geology Activity Lab Manual    #AP6536 

Geology Activity Lab Manual for Earth Science

National Award

'Teacher of the Year' 


Mrs. McArdle is on You Tube!
'2014 TOTY Heather McArdle'

Educational Consultant 

in the creation of Earth Science Instructional Videos 

Script writing.      Scientific illustrations.     Narration.

Keynote Speaker

'Alumni of Distinction' Presentation of Honors 
S.U.N.Y. Oneonta, Sept 2016

Eastern Section 2010

‘Outstanding Earth Science Teacher’ 

Earth Science Kits
for the classroom
available exclusively through Flinn Scientific at

Density of the Earth Kit     #AP6738

Density of the Earth Geology Laboratory Kit for Earth Science

Bits and Pieces - A Sedimentary Rock Kit    #AP6740

Bits and Pieces - Sediment and Geology Laboratory Kit for Earth Science

Lunar Phases Activity Kit      #AP6739 

Lunar Phases Classroom Activity Kit for Astronomy and Space Science

National Award

‘CPO Frey-Sci. Award for Excellence in H.S. Inquiry-Based Sci. Teaching’


'Alumni of Distinction'

Stock Images
Stock Photo Contributor
exclusively with Dreamstime 

Educational Consultant
2007 - 2013

Earth Science Outreach Program Workshop
SUNY Oneonta, NY

Curriculum writer 

College Physical Geology (dual enrollment with the State University of New York at Oneonta), Earth's Fury, Astronomy, Global Environmental Issues

STANYS Presenter

April 2016    ‘Hurricane Tracking Extended Project’
April 2018    'How To Make A Snowflake'

Guest Lecturer
Aboard The Aegean Odyssey, 2014

'Geology of the Black Sea Region'

Presenter & Educational Liaison

Earth Science Education Program AAPG Foundation

AAPG ACE Conference, Houston

Professional Organizations 

  • New York Earth Science Teachers Association (Membership Officer)
  • Geological Society of America
  • National Association of Geoscience Teachers
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • Science Teachers of New York State
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation Educational Program (past Member, Presenter)

Volunteer Vinecutter
since 2013

Creation and maintenance of the
'Living The Earth Sciences' web page,
since 2004