Education Awards


Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award For Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching

This award is given annually to an elementary or middle school teacher who has demonstrated his or her ability to teach exemplary Earth science lessons. The award is in honor of Dr. Edward C. Roy, Jr., a long-time champion of Earth science education.

Intel International Science & Engineering Fair

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair is the world's largest pre-college science competition, with over USD 4 million in awards. AGI supports an Earth science award in the competition.

NAGT Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award

This award is given to precollege teachers who have made exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the earth sciences and who are outstanding teachers. AGI contributes teaching materials to awardees.

AAPG National Earth Science Teacher of the Year Award

The AAPG National Earth Science Teacher of the Year Award program recognizes teachers who incorporate applied geology into their lesson plans and "bring students an appreciation of how one field of science touches their everyday life." In support of this program, AGI provides instructional materials to awardees.