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January In the Trenches On Its Way
Posted: Feb 6 2015
The January 2015 issue of In the Trenches is on its way to your mailboxes now. The theme of this month's issue is Teaching Climate Change and there is great techniques and resources for tackling this import topic with your students.

And now, in addition to the print magazine that you receive in your mailbox, members can also access the content of In the Trenches via the Online Supplement page. When you click on one of the articles in the issue, you'll be able to read all the content if you are logged in to your NAGT account.
EarthEd2YC is back for 2015
Posted: Feb 6 2015
Earth Education Resources for Two-Year College Faculty (EarthEd2YC) is a monthly webinar series facilitated by NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Earth Science Education & Public Outreach Forum (SMD E/PO) and NAGT's Geosciences for Two-Year Colleges (Geo2YC) professional division.
MSI - REaCH: Reconstructing Earth's Climate History
Posted: Feb 6 2015
MSI-REaCH is an advanced professional development program for geoscience faculty at minority-serving institutions that will run from June 21-27, 2015 at the Gulf Coast Repository of Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. The program aims to expand faculty knowledge of Earth's climate record and help them build scientific skills through a week of hands-on paleoclimate investigation.
InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Interactions between Water, Earth's Surface, and Human Activity
Posted: Feb 4 2015
InTeGrate is developing a new breed of teaching materials that can be utilized in general education courses, teacher preparation courses, core courses within geoscience majors, and courses designed for other majors including environmental studies, social science, engineering, and other sciences.
Registration is Now Open for the Earth Educators' Rendezvous
Posted: Jan 20 2015
Join us for the inaugural Earth Educators' Rendezvous this summer at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Geoethics Highlighted at Recent AGU Meeting
Posted: Jan 9 2015
A group of scientists and teachers at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) met to discuss "geoethics," not just the principles that scientists, students, and employers need to consider in their research, papers and publications, and in their communications with the public, but questions about advocacy, policy input, and even stewardship of the environment and climate.
InTeGrate in the News
Posted: Jan 9 2015
Williams College highlights InTeGrate project with focus on SERC Director, Cathy Manduca, Williams '80 and Williams College Professor Lisa Gilbert, author of the Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes module.
Report from the Summit on the Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education
Posted: Oct 31 2014
The report on the January, 2014 Summit on the Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Educationis now available.
Michael Wysession Receives a 2014 American Geophysical Union Ambassador Award
Posted: Jul 10 2014
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers and On The Cutting Edge is proud to congratulate Michael Wysession on receiving a 2014 American Geophysical Union Ambassador Award.
The CLEAN Team is Soliciting Submissions of Excellent Climate and Energy Science Educational Resources
Posted: Jul 3 2014
The CLEAN (Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network, cleanet.org) team is soliciting submissions of excellent climate and energy science educational resources for review and inclusion in the CLEAN Collection. We are coming to you as you may be developing resources as part of your projects, and/or may have access to others who are.
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