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The CLEAN Team is Soliciting Submissions of Excellent Climate and Energy Science Educational Resources
Posted: Jul 3 2014
The CLEAN (Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network, cleanet.org) team is soliciting submissions of excellent climate and energy science educational resources for review and inclusion in the CLEAN Collection. We are coming to you as you may be developing resources as part of your projects, and/or may have access to others who are.
InTeGrate Announces Publication of Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks Between Water, Air, and Ice
Posted: Jun 25 2014
InTeGrate is pleased to announce the publication of the complete Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks between Water, Air, and Ice module for introductory geoscience and environmental science
InTeGrate Announces 2014 Incorporating Geoscience throughout the Curriculum Implementation Programs
Posted: Jun 17 2014

Interdisciplinary Teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future (InTeGrate), a 5-year STEP Center grant from the National Science Foundation, seeks to increase Earth literacy of all undergraduate students, as well as the number of graduates who are prepared to bring an understanding of the Earth to bear on the resource and environmental issues faced by our society today and in the future.
To this end, InTeGrate is pleased to announce the 2014 Incorporating Geoscience throughout the Curriculum Implementation Program recipients

Far West Section Fall Conference
Posted: Jun 12 2014
Oct 10th-12th, California State University Sacramento

The fall 2014 Far West Section NAGT conference is open to anyone who has an interest in Geology. This year's conference field trip opportunities include trips to the Sierra, Sacramento Delta, local Sacramento outcrops. and a Research Forest. Workshops offered include topics such as mineral use, reptiles in California, atmospheric circulation modeling for the "Next Generation Science Standards", and more! Workshops offer an opportunity to LEARN & EARN professional development hours.

More information about the conference and registration instructions are available on the Section Website.
NAGT Events and Activities at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting
Posted: Jun 12 2014
NAGT is pleased to sponsor a variety of symposia and sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America meeting held in Vancouver, BC, October 19-22, 2014. Please submit an abstract and attend workshops and sessions highlighting key issues of importance to geoscience educators at all levels. You can also come by the NAGT booth to meet officers and other NAGT members and to learn more about you can be involved in your organization. More information about NAGT activities at GSA will be added to this page as it becomes available.
Environmental Justice Across the Curriculum
Posted: May 20 2014

New pages explore ideas of how to incorporate Environmental Justice themes into your curriculum. Join the effort to bring grand societal issues into the classroom with these ideas generated at the 2013 Environmental Justice workshop: Environmental Justice Across the Curriculum


Teachable Moment- Thursday Anniversary of M9.2 Alaska Earthquake
Posted: Apr 4 2014
New animations released in time for the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake of March 27, 1964.
NAGT On the Cutting Edge Announce New Partnerships
Posted: Mar 14 2014
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers On the Cutting Edge is pleased to announce today that the American Geophysical Union, along with the Geological Society of America, have agreed to a formative partnership to improve the learning and teaching of the geosciences.
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