Press Releases

The AGI Outreach and Communications Program, established in 2000, focuses on increasing understanding of the important contributions the earth sciences make in the lives of people throughout the world. The Outreach Program also works to improve the flow of geoscience information to the news media, policy-makers, AGI Member Societies, and the geoscience community. Below, you will find links to the AGI press releases related to Earth Science Week.

Scientists from the American Geological Institute (AGI) and the U.S. Geological Survey will lead students at Langston Hughes Middle School in Reston, Va., in a hands-on exploration of earth science on No Child Left Inside (NCLI) Day on Oct. 14, 2008.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 00:00

The American Geological Institute (AGI) is sponsoring a new, fourth contest in conjunction with both Earth Science Week and The International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE).

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 00:00

The key educational support product for Earth Science Week 2008 (October 12-18) is the Toolkit that enables teachers, students, and the public to explore this year's theme "No Child Left Inside." The 2008 edition of this resource is now available through the American Geological Institute (AGI).

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 00:00

The American Geological Institute (AGI) is sponsoring three national contests in conjunction with Earth Science Week 2008 - "No Child Left Inside", October 12-18.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 00:00

Michelle Brand Buchanan, a teacher at Pineville Junior High in Pineville, Louisiana has been named the first recipient of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 00:00

The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2008 will be "No Child Left Inside."

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 00:00

The American Geological Institute (AGI) and the AGI Foundation are pleased to announce the creation of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching. Given annually, this award recognizes one classroom teacher from kindergarten to eighth grade for his or her leadership and innovation in earth science education.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 23:00

The American Geological Institute has launched the "Pulse of Earth Science," an innovative website on the status of earth science education as part of Earth Science Week 2007.

Friday, October 19, 2007 - 00:00

In support of Earth Science Week 2007 (October 14-20), the American Geological Institute (AGI) is publishing its "The Pulse of Earth Science" Toolkit to enable teachers, students, and the public alike to actively participate in this year's event.

Monday, July 9, 2007 - 00:00

The American Geological Institute (AGI) is sponsoring three national contests in conjunction with Earth Science Week 2007 - "The Pulse of Earth Science."

Tuesday, June 5, 2007 - 00:00

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