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Geosciences Congressional Visit Days
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI), in collaboration with many other geoscience societies, invites geoscientists to come to Washington D.C. for the annual Geosciences Congressional Visits Days (GEO-CVD) on September 12-13, 2017. Decision makers need to hear from geoscientists. Join us and many of your colleagues for this two-day event uniting geoscience researchers, professionals, students, educators, engineers, and executives in Washington D.C. to raise visibility and support for the geosciences!

National Fossil Day - Ohio Statehouse Fossil Tour                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Join us  for National Fossil Day, held during Earth Science Week, and enjoy a Statehouse Fossils Tour—a geology tour of the Statehouse with special guest Dale M. Gnidovic, Curator of the OSU Orton Geological Museum. Experts will discuss the "Building Stones of Capitol Square." To reserve a free spot, call 614-728-2130 or                               

October 11, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12:00 PM - 1:00 PM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ohio Statehouse Map Room, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, Ohio 43215                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Downtown Columbus            

AGI Earth Science Week Contests

National Park Service
Celebrate National Fossil Day with the National Park Service. Click here to find National Fossil Day events near you.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History's 2017 Earth Science/Archaeology Day
Celebrate International Archaeology Day, Ohio Archaeology Month and National Earth Science Week with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. On Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10 am-4 pm dig into archaeology, geology, mineralogy and more! Click here for more information.

USA Science & Engineering Festival
Past Expo Date:  April 16 & 17, 2016
Next Expo Date: April 7 & 8, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The fifth USA Science & Engineering Festival will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with school programs and nationwide contests throughout the 2017/2018 school year and a finale Expo in Washington DC on April 7 & 8, 2018. Explore 3,000 hands-on exhibits from the world’s leading scientific and engineering societies, universities, government agencies, high-tech corporations and STEM organizations. For more information on all Festival events and how you can get involved, visit

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Each state geological survey may also be sponsoring events. Check their web sites for the latest information.

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