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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 2014 AGI press releases related to Earth Science Week.

2014 Earth Science Week News Releases

'Citywide Celebrations' Give Earth Science Week a Local Focus
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce two city-specific celebrations of Earth Science Week taking place in Houston and Denver.

Posted 08/20/2014

Citizen Science the Focus of New Earth Science Week Site
Citizen science initiatives invite ordinary citizens to participate in scientific research by making observations and contributing to large data sets. Such projects offer great ways for young people, amateur enthusiasts, and other nonprofessional scientists to become actively involved in the scientific process.

Posted 08/12/2014

Webcast on Earth Science Contests Now Available from AGI
Go online today to view a new webcast detailing three new contests that are being conducted as part of Earth Science Week, the annual worldwide celebration of the geosciences! Find the "Contests of Earth Science Week 2014" webcast online now for viewing at your convenience.

Posted 07/01/2014

Earth Science Week 2014 Contests Announced
In celebration of Earth Science Week 2014, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring three national contests honoring this year's theme, "Earth's Connected Systems." This year's competitions will feature a photography contest, a visual arts contest, and an essay contest.

Posted 06/03/2014

Webcast on Earth Science Week 'Focus Days' Now Available
Each day during Earth Science Week 2014 (October 12-18), science teachers, students, and the public are invited to focus on a different area of Earth science. Go online today to view a new webcast about "Focus Days" of this year's celebration.

Posted 03/26/2014

Laura Finney to Receive the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching
Laura Finney, a teacher at Chamberlin Hill Intermediate School in Findlay, Ohio, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Posted 03/05/2014

Earth Science Week 2014 Theme Announced: "Earth's Connected Systems"
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2014 will be "Earth's Connected Systems." This year's event will promote awareness of the dynamic interactions of the planet's natural systems.

Posted 01/15/2014

Last Updated: August 21, 2014



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