Mission & Scope

The mission of the Earth & Mind blog is to facilitate discussion and discovery about how humans think and learn about the Earth and environment. Earth & Mind explores the intersection between Geosciences, Education and Cognitive Sciences.

We are interested in the thinking of expert geoscientists, novices, and everyone in between. We are interested in how education shapes students' knowledge, understanding, motivations, and actions concerning the Earth. We are interested in learning that takes place both inside and outside of school. We are interested in all aspects of the Earth System, including the oceans, atmosphere, solid earth, and biosphere. In this era of environmental stresses, we are definitely interested in the thinking that drives and responds to human/environment interactions.

Though discourse that is casual, public, archived, and follows the interests and passions of the participants, our goals are to:


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