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Information on geoscience careers, scholarships and grants, and internships
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The second full week of October is not only Earth Science Week—it is also National Wildlife Refuge Week! During this time, you are encouraged to consider the legacy of Rachel Carson, an early leader in the environmental conservation movement, and the resource management activities of the U.S....
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An earthquake occurs when massive rock layers slide past each other. This motion makes enormous vibrations, which travel from the site of the earthquake in waves. The waves (seismic waves) travel all the way through the Earth. Seismologists can record these waves when they reach Earth's surface...
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The mission of SIPES is to be the pre-eminent organization for furthering the professional and business interests of independent practitioners of the earth sciences. In achieving this vision, emphasis will be placed on (1) professional competence, (2) professional business ethics, and (3) presenting...
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We are the Pennsylvania affiliate of the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA), whose mission is to facilitate and advance excellende in Earth and Space Science education.
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Earth scientists play an important, if largely invisible, role in many aspects of our daily lives, such as building homes or growing food. For example, geoscientists help determine which locations would be best for undertaking these vital activities. The slope of the soil is an important soil...
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In January 1992, a container ship headed to Tacoma-Washington, from Hong Kong, China, lost 12 containers during severe storm conditions. One container held a shipment of 29-000 bathtub toys. Ten months later, the first of these plastic toys began to wash up onto the coast of Alaska. Driven by the...
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The Colburn Earth Science Museum ignites imagination, enhances science capability, and unlocks innovation. Through hands-on exhibits, special events, school programming, and adult learning opportunities, the Colburn reaches out to thousands of children and adults every year. Mineral and gem...
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The Radford University geology, biology, anthropology, chemistry and physics programs offer a special program for K-12 classes in which students visit MES, the Radford University Planetarium, the Radford University Greenhouse and view exciting chemistry and physics magic shows. The full program may...
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Brochure on why Earth science is important; Location: Alexandria, VA
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The purposes of this society are to stimulate interest in the geosciences, to promote the advancement of the geosciences and that of the profession of geology, to disseminate pertinent geological and related technological information, to encourage professional interaction among geoscientists, and to...
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The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)'s mission is to provide earth science information and regulation to make Oregon safe and prosperous.
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The Everglades Geological Society is an organization which seeks to promote interest in and understanding of geology and the earth sciences, and to provide a common organization for those individuals interested in geology and the related earth sciences.
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The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is Europe's premier geosciences union, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences, for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. It is a nonprofit international union of scientists with over 12-500 members from all over the...
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"Students begin with a simple """"""""warm up"""""""" activity that introduces them to the process of science. The class discusses whether or not they were """"""""doing"""""""" science. Students then read a story about the geoscientist, Walter Alvarez, and identify phrases within the story that...
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Learn about instructional methods that work with entry-level geoscience students. This site is designed for faculty and graduate students teaching undergraduate entry-level geoscience, environmental science, or related courses. Each section describes a teaching method, why/when it is useful, how it...
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Describes the purpose and possible uses of the new American Geological Institute/National Science Teachers Association Earth Science Examination. Provides an order blank for obtaining the test. Stresses that the test is specifically designed to test concepts and problem-solving ability.
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Science Regents Examinations, answer booklets, and scoring keys from January 2012, on. All examinations center around different topics in the earth sciences (meteorology, geology, planetary science, geology, etc.).
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Published in 2008
Video highlighting importance of Earth science careers
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Earth Science Internship information
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