Earth Science Week (October 14-20, 2018) celebrates the theme "Earth as Inspiration." (AGI/K. Cantner)

Earth Science Week is happy to announce Focus Days from October 14-20, 2018.

Celebrate Earth as Inspiration

Earth Science Week is happy to announce Focus Days from October 14-20, 2018.

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Do your part to help young people from underrepresented communities explore exciting careers in the geosciences.

October 18: Geoscience for Everyone Day

Do your part to help young people from underrepresented communities explore exciting careers in the geosciences.

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This special event promotes awareness of the study, uses, and importance of geologic mapping for education, science, business, and a variety of public policy concerns.

October 19: Geologic Map Day

This special event promotes awareness of the study, uses, and importance of geologic mapping for education, science, business, and a variety of public policy concerns.

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Hosted by the Archaeological Institute of America, this special event is a celebration of archaeology and the thrill of discovery.

October 20: International Archaeology Day

Hosted by the Archaeological Institute of America, this special event is a celebration of archaeology and the thrill of discovery.

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Now available - The toolkit contains everything you need to prepare for Earth Science Week (October 14-20, 2018), which celebrates the theme "Earth as Inspiration."

Earth Science Week 2018 Toolkit: Order Yours Today

Now available - The toolkit contains everything you need to prepare for Earth Science Week (October 14-20, 2018), which celebrates the theme "Earth as Inspiration."

Dunes in Arizona

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GeoWord of the Day: ventifact

ventifact (ven'-ti-fact). A general term introduced by Evans (1911) for any stone or pebble shaped, worn, faceted, cut, or polished by the abrasive or sandblast action of windblown sand, generally under desert conditions; e.g. a... more

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