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Annual event to celebrate fossils during the Wednesday of Earth Science Week; Location: national
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The idea of a superhero armed with fantastic powers and tremendous technology has mesmerized the world for nearly a century. The ability to fly without wings, climb buildings like a gecko or see through walls is popularly interpreted as magical or of no scientific foundation. As we make advances in...
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AGI is sponsoring an essay contest to celebrate Earth Science Week. The essay contest is open to any interested person in grades 6-9. You must be a resident of the United States to enter.
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As part of a NASA-funded project, NASA is looking for interested citizen scientists to use low-cost air quality sensors to measure particle concentrations in their neighborhood.  The data will be used to help understand differences between estimates using satellite data and that measured using...
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The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) offers a new professional development opportunity for geoscientists and other geoscience professionals interested in connecting with non-technical audiences. The Geoscientist Outreach (GO!) Initiative provides geoscience professionals with the tools and...
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"We proudly offer some of the highest quality fun and educational programs and experiences found or offered anywhere with a single goal in mind, inspiring """"kids of all ages"""" in the sciences! So, it’s not surprising that so many believe we are Maryland's and Northern Virginia's top choice for...
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"The Microscopy Society of America (MSA) became part of the effort with Project MICRO (Microscopy In Curriculum - Research Outreach). MICRO puts MSA members, teaching materials, and microscopes in middle school classrooms nationwide. Detailed science curricula like 'Microscopic Explorations"""" have...
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Project ASTRO™ is a national program that improves the teaching of astronomy and physical science by linking professional and amateur astronomers with local educators. Each astronomer is matched with an educator in a one-on-one partnership and commits to visiting the educator’s students at least...
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The Eclipse Megamovie Project gathered images of the 2017 solar eclipse from over 1,000 volunteer photographers and amateur astronomers, as well as many more members of the general public. These media assets were stitched together to create an expanded and continuous view of the total eclipse as it...
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As part of Energy Day’s year-round initiative to engage students in energy and STEM education, Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF), Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), and our Energy Day partners are excited to host the 7th Annual Energy Day Academic Program (EDAP). The Energy Day Academic...
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Studies show children who are connected to nature will want to enjoy it and save it, now and in the future. Spending time in nature also improves physical and mental health and wellbeing - it's all about Healthy Nature Healthy People. Get your kids into nature this Conservation Week and experience...
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"The United Nations General Assembly designated December 11th as """"International Mountain Day."""" As of 2003, it has been observed every year to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build...
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"Zero Emissions Day, or ZeDay, aims to """"give out planet one day off a year."""" ZeDay guidelines are simple: don't use or burn oil or gas or coal; minimize (or eliminate) your use of electricity generated by fossil fuels; don't put anyone in harm's way: all essential and emergency services...
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Mangroves are rare, spectacular and prolific ecosystems on the boundary between land and sea. They ensure food security for local communities. They provide biomass, forest products and sustain fisheries. They contribute to the protection of coastlines. They help mitigate the effects of climate...
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Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June. It is a day for discovering wind, its power and the possibilities it holds to reshape our energy systems, decarbonize our economies and boots jobs and growth. Today, wind energy is a mature and mainstream technology and one of the...
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Earth Day Network's mission is to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations. Growing out of the first Earth day, Earth...
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"International Archaeology Day is a celebration of archaeology and the thrill of discovery! Every October, the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) -- a new Earth Science Week partner -- and archaeological organizations across the United States, Canada, and elsewhere present archaeological...
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"Join the Earth Science Week team in encouraging everyone -- including women, minorities, and people with a range of abilities -- to explore careers in the geosciences! If you're an educator, invite a geoscientist to speak in your classroom. If you're a geoscientist, visit a school or volunteer at a...
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The Geological Society of America welcomes you to the EarthCache program. Here you will find the earthCache guidelines, tips on how to get involved, and event information. 
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Tsunamis are rare events, but can be extremely deadly. In the past 100 years, 58 of them have claimed more than 260,000 lives, or an average of 4,600 per disaster, surpassing any other natural hazard. The highest number of deaths in that period was in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. It...
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