A collection of commentaries published in the journals of the American Geophysical Union illuminate the deep and growing benefits of research in the Earth and space sciences for humanity. This special collection presents a series of commentaries from across AGU's journals explaining and illustrating the relevance of Earth and space science research for the benefit of humanity--a key part of AGU's mission.
News & Updates
Promoting understanding of the Earth Science Week 2017 theme of "Earth and Human Activity," AGI has released its award-winning "Faces of Earth" series on YouTube in full High Definition allowing wider use in K-12 classrooms.
Explore this international collaborative project called VolFilm, which is a collection short films on volcanic hazards and their impacts, which are now available to view download from Vimeo. These public information and educational films are the first in a planned series and cover pyroclastic flows and lahars with English, French and Spanish versions.
A number of agencies have joined forces to develop a comprehensive website that will serve as a one-stop shop for undergraduate and graduate students to find federally sponsored opportunities in STEM areas. These opportunities range from research internships to graduate student fellowships. Explore the site today, and learn about programs and fellowships that fit your interests.
Read this interview with Professor Maureen Stabio (assistant professor at the University of Colorado-Denver Anschutz School of Medicine) from Tomorrow's Professor to learn about three important takeaways for success in graduate school.
Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards
Contribute an Activity to Teach the Earth
2017 PAESTA Conference
June 17, 2017 - Penn State, University Park, PA
Location: The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center (link is external)
Conference Registration Deadline: June 1, 2017
Click here to register (Registration is free for PAESTA members)
The Student Engagement Network Grant Program is now accepting applications!
Beginning in summer 2017, the Student Engagement Network will be awarding grants of up to $3,000 to support student experiential learning endeavors. Examples include financial support for unpaid internship or research opportunities, living expenses, travel costs, conference fees, and more.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Did you know that IRIS has fact sheets about earthquakes, seismometers & more in both English and Spanish? Fact sheets of interest to PAESTA members and their classrooms include: