- Announcing the Release of the New MARGINS (and GeoPRISMS) Mini-Lessons
We are pleased to announce the availability of 15 data-rich class exercises (mini-lessons) that explore tectonic, structural, geochemical, and sedimentary processes along continental margins. Visit the GeoPRISMS site to learn more about these great resources.
- USGS Announces Job Opening for Youth and Education Science Manager
Enjoy working with youth? NAGT partners with the USGS for our popular Cooperative Summer Field Training Program, Youth and Education in Science Intern Programs.The U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Application deadline is November 25.
- Find Out How One Liberal Arts College is Increasing Climate Literacy Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum
Gustavus Adolphus College, a liberal arts college in St. Peter, MN is bringing faculty across disciplines together to embed climate literacy in classrooms throughout the liberal arts curriculum in an effort to increase climate science literacy among the College's students and faculty.
- NAGT Joins in Efforts to Highlight Societal Benefits of the Geosciences.
In response to several bills that have been introduced this year to reduce funding for or otherwise restrict the growth of the Earth and related sciences, a group of science organizations are uniting behind a community response that highlights the broad societal benefits of the geosciences.
- Baylor Professor, Dr. Vincent Cronin Named Editor of NAGT and AGI's Physical Geology Lab Manual
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) and the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) are pleased to welcome Baylor University Professor, Dr. Vincent Cronin as the Editor of the Physical Geology Lab Manual, starting with the 11th Edition.
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