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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.
Applications for the 2015 SENCER Summer Institute Now Open
Posted: Feb 6 2015
Held annually at a different host college or university, the SENCER Summer Institutes offer intensive, residential learning opportunities for educators, academic leaders, community partners, and students. The 2015 SENCER Summer Institute (SSI) will be held at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute from July 30 - August 3, 2015.
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.
Earth Educators' Rendezvous
Posted: Jan 13 2015
We are excited to announce that the meeting registration is now open and the topics for morning workshops finalized.
Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards
Posted: Jan 13 2015
The American Geosciences Institute's Center for Geoscience and Society is collaborating with the National Association of Geoscience Teachers to host a summit on Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) at the State Level.
Renew Your Membership Today
Posted: Jan 13 2015
Thank you for your time and commitment to our organization. We are happy to have you as a member and hope you will continue being part of NAGT in 2015.
Lamont Summer Intern Program
Posted: Jan 13 2015
The Lamont Summer Intern Program for undergraduates from U.S. colleges and universities provides a summer research experience in Earth and ocean sciences.
Earth Science Week 2015 Theme Announced: "Visualizing Earth Systems"
Posted: Jan 13 2015
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2015 will be "Visualizing Earth Systems." This year's event will promote awareness of the many ways scientists monitor and represent information about Earth systems including land, water, air, and living things.
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.