NAGT News News from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers Executive Director Position at GSA Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Direct Measurement Video project launches expanded video collection Direct Measurement Videos are short, high-quality videos of real events that students can use to explore and apply physics concepts. What sets these videos apart from others is that students can measure distances, time, angles, and other variables right off the videos, allowing for a wide variety of quantitative and theoretical exploration.]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Wysession Receives a 2014 American Geophysical Union Ambassador Award Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Heather Macdonald Receives the 2014 American Geophysical Union Award for Excellence in Geophysical Education. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Invitation to Present at 2015 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Teacher Workshop Meeting Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The CLEAN Team is Soliciting Submissions of Excellent Climate and Energy Science Educational Resources Thu, 03 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 InTeGrate Announces Publication of Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks Between Water, Air, and Ice Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air, and Ice module for introductory geoscience and environmental science]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0500 InTeGrate Announces 2014 Incorporating Geoscience throughout the Curriculum Implementation Programs Interdisciplinary Teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future (InTeGrate), a 5-year STEP Center grant from the National Science Foundation, seeks to increase Earth literacy of all undergraduate students, as well as the number of graduates who are prepared to bring an understanding of the Earth to bear on the resource and environmental issues faced by our society today and in the future.
To this end, InTeGrate is pleased to announce the 2014 Incorporating Geoscience throughout the Curriculum Implementation Program recipients

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Far West Section Fall Conference Oct 10th-12th, California State University Sacramento

The fall 2014 Far West Section NAGT conference is open to anyone who has an interest in Geology. This year's conference field trip opportunities include trips to the Sierra, Sacramento Delta, local Sacramento outcrops. and a Research Forest. Workshops offered include topics such as mineral use, reptiles in California, atmospheric circulation modeling for the "Next Generation Science Standards", and more! Workshops offer an opportunity to LEARN & EARN professional development hours.

More information about the conference and registration instructions are available on the Section Website.]]>
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0500
NAGT Events and Activities at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting variety of symposia and sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America meeting held in Vancouver, BC, October 19-22, 2014. Please submit an abstract and attend workshops and sessions highlighting key issues of importance to geoscience educators at all levels. You can also come by the NAGT booth to meet officers and other NAGT members and to learn more about you can be involved in your organization. More information about NAGT activities at GSA will be added to this page as it becomes available.]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0500