Mission and Theme

Mission
AGI

2022 Theme

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2022 will be "Earth Science for a Sustainable World." The event, to be held October 9-15, 2022, will emphasize the essential role of Earth science in helping people make decisions that maintain and strengthen the planet's ability to support thriving life.

Earth Science Week 2022 learning resources and activities will engage young people and others in exploring the many ways that Earth science can and does help promote a sustainable world. Individuals of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities will be engaged in enhancing their understanding of geoscience — including the professions, technologies, and practices that contribute to the sustainability of the Earth, society, and all of life. 

Objectives

  • To engage students in discovering the Earth sciences.
  • To remind people that Earth science is all around us.
  • To encourage Earth stewardship through understanding.
  • To motivate geoscientists to share their knowledge and enthusiasm about the Earth.