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.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to launch its new Geoscience Event Calendar, featuring events sponsored by AGI Federation organizations.

The calendar, available to view for free by anyone, features events posted by AGI Member Societies, International Associates, Regional Associates, Trade Associates, Academic Associates, and Liaison Organizations.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 10:48

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Place your advance order for the 2022 Earth Science Week Toolkit today. The toolkit contains everything you need to prepare for Earth Science Week (October 9-15, 2022), which celebrates the theme "Earth Science for a Sustainable World." This year's toolkit includes:

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 13:53

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — For this year's Earth Science Week (October 9-15, 2022), the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring four contests focusing on the theme of this year's celebration, "Earth Science for a Sustainable World." The 2022 competitions will feature video, photography, visual arts, and essay contests:

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 11:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and ExxonMobil Exploration are currently recruiting teachers for the 14th Annual Geoscience and STEM Teacher Leadership Academy for K-8 teachers. The 2022 academy will begin with an introductory webinar in early July, with the main academy experience taking place virtually July 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19.
 
As in past years, during the Teacher Leadership Academy, K-8 teachers from around the country will be provided with:

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 14:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates the University of Indonesia's American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Student Chapter as the winner of the Earth Science Week AAPG Student Chapters of the Asia Pacific Region Video Contest. The contest was developed as an extension of Earth Science Week 2021, which celebrated the theme of "Water Today and for the Future."

Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 11:24

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — David Amidon, a science teacher at LaFayette Junior/Senior High School in LaFayette, New York, has been named the 2022 recipient of the American Geoscience Institute's (AGI) Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 10:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates the winners and finalists of this year's Earth Science Week art, photo, essay, and video contests, whose creative submissions addressed the Earth Science Week 2021 theme of "Water Today and for the Future." Organized by AGI, Earth Science Week is an annual celebration and public awareness campaign reaching millions of people worldwide each year with information about geoscience.
 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 11:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — 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.

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 11:08

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In collaboration with presenting partners, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) invites educators, students, and all interested in the geosciences to participate in the "Water Today and for the Future" Webinar Series during Earth Science Week (October 10-16, 2021) and beyond.
 
The webinar series will cover an array of thought-provoking, timely topics relating to the Earth Science Week 2021 theme of "Water Today and for the Future." These webinars are being presented for a general public audience:

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:05

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Because teachers play such a vital role in inspiring and preparing the next generation of geoscience leaders, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) invites science educators to enter its upcoming competition for the 2022 Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 14:51

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