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E.g., 10/23/2018
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National Fossil Day Crinoid Stem Giveaway

Visitors to the Ed Clark Museum of Missouri Geology will receive a small Crinoid fossil (our official state fossil). The museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free of charge.

Also, don't miss the fossils in the limestone walls, floors and stairs of our State Capitol (201. W. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, Mo.). The museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during Earth Science Week ( Admission is free of charge. See this article about some of the fossils in the State Capitol and and this map showing their locations.

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 111 Fairgrounds Road, Rolla, Mo. 65401

Contact Information: 573-368-2118

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 08:00

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National Fossil Day - Ohio Statehouse Fossil Tour

National Fossil Day - Ohio Statehouse Fossil Tour

Date: October 17
Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Map Room of the Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Join us for National Fossil Day, held during Earth Science Week, and enjoy a FREE Statehouse Fossil Tour—a geology tour of the Statehouse with special guest Dale M. Gnidovic, Curator of the OSU Orton Geological Museum and Mike Angle, Asst. Division Chief at ODNR Division of Geological Survey. Experts will discuss their work in the field of science and the geology of the stones used to build the Ohio Statehouse. All ages are welcome.

To reserve a free spot, call 614-728-2130 or

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:00

The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut is an annual opportunity to practice how to be safer during big earthquakes: "Drop, Cover and Hold On." The ShakeOut has also been organized to encourage you, your community, your school, or your organization to review and update emergency preparedness plans and supplies, and to secure your space in order to prevent damage and injuries.
Millions of people will practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” earthquake drill Thursday, Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m. during this important earthquake drill. Resister your school, business, family and participate. Learn about earthquake potential in Missouri. Watch award-winning videos made by Missouri school children about what to do before, during and after an earthquake.
Registration totals from Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills across the U.S. are also included in America's PrepareAthon! participation totals.

Points of Contact

State Earthquake Program Manager
Jeff Briggs, Missouri Emergency Management Agency
Phone: (573) 526-9100

FEMA Regional Earthquake Program Manager
Cheickh Koma, FEMA Region VII
Phone: (816) 283-7061

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:18
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00

Florida Geological Survey- Earth Science Week Open House

FLORIDA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - Earth Science Week Open House

OCTOBER 19, 2018
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


3000 Commonwealth Boulevard, Suite 1
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Inspiration Through Exploration

• Visit the FGS Museum to see a dugong skeleton, extinct mako shark jaw, and rocks, minerals and fossils
• Experience a drill rig demonstration
• Examine samples through microscopes
• Discover the history of maps and cartography and see how imagery is used in the GIS lab
• Bring your own rock, fossil or mineral and a geologist will identify it!
• Visit the “paint-a-rock” section to help us create something special

Wakulla Springs Field Trip

Thursday, October 18, 2018
9 a.m. to noon

Reservations required:
For more information:
Email: Sarah.Erb@dep.state.fl.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00

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Energy Day Houston

Energy Day: Free Downtown Houston Festival by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF)

Energy Day is Houston’s largest annual FREE family festival showcasing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Energy Day has nearly 70 interactive demonstrations and exhibits that teach students and their families about the various forms of energy through STEM fields, along with efficiency, conservation, and other related STEM industries. Students can see and touch state-of-the-art technology, interact with experts, and ask questions.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 (11:00am - 4:00pm)


Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 11:00