Earth Science Week Contests
June 11, 2013 | EarthScience Week.org
Earth Science week for 2013 will be held on October 13-19 and the theme will be "Mapping Our World". They are having three contests...
1) Photography, "Mapping My Community", for US residents and AGI Affiliates.
2) Visual Arts, "Making Maps Through the Ages", for US students in grades K-5.
3) Essay Contest, "How Geoscientists Use Maps", for US students in grades 6-9.
From the Earth Science Week Newsletter.
PRI Teaching Geology Guide
May 30, 2013 | Paleontological Research Institution
"The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) [...] offers many education materials and opportunities for science teachers and students at all grade levels. Their online “Teacher Friendly Guide” gives brief geologic histories of every region of the United States. Also available online are photos and descriptions of the museum’s fossil collections." Quoted from the Earth Science Week Newsletter.
Earth Science Week Newsletter for July 2013
July 22, 2013 | Earth Science Week
Topics in this month's newsletter include:
-- Geologic Map Day: Celebrate on October 18
-- "Visiting Geoscientists" Make Impact on Students
-- Switch Energy Project DVD in 2013 Toolkit
-- EarthScope Speaker Series Explores Quakes, Eruptions
-- PDF Guide Ensures "No Child Left Inside"
-- More Geoscience Resources in Spanish and English
-- New Report Highlights Remote Sensing Imagery