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.

The essential Earth Science Week 2009 (October 11-17) Toolkit enables students, educators, and the public to fully explore this year's theme "Understanding Climate." The latest edition of this resource is now available through the American Geological Institute (AGI).

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 00:00

The American Geological Institute (AGI) Education Department is making available an extensive database of active earth science organizations to enable educational, community, and interest groups to more easily engage with geoscientists in their community.

Monday, June 29, 2009 - 00:00

The American Geological institute (AGI) is sponsoring three national contests in conjunction with Earth Science Week 2009, "Understanding Climate," October 11-17.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 - 00:00

The American Geological Institute (AGI) and the AGI Foundation are accepting applications for 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, May 6, 2009 - 00:00

The American Geological Institute is announcing that "Understanding Climate" is the theme for the 2009 Earth Science Week.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 - 00:00

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

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