Earth Science Week Update Special Alert!

American Geosciences Institute - December 2014

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Professional Development

Looking for professional development made easy? Search no further than AGI’s comprehensive online Earth and Space Science (ESS) course, starting January 19, 2015 (

Developed and tested by Dr. Rebecca Dodge and Mark Carpenter of AGI, this 15-week course is offered in partnership with Illinois Institute of Technology. The course is designed for educators teaching ESS out of field or wishing to broaden their ESS content knowledge. Those who complete the course receive three graduate credits from IIT and gain access to AGI video resources for use in the classroom.

Full scholarships supported by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists are offered for 24 places. For more information, contact AGI’s Mark Carpenter at

The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of 50 geoscientific and professional associations that represents more than 250,000 geologists, geophysicists and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society’s use of resources, resiliency to natural hazards, and interaction with the environment. For contact information, please visit