Watch New Webcast on Earth Science Week 2016

Watch New Webcast on Earth Science Week 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9/27/2016
 
Alexandria, VA - Where can you find out about educational resources, events, and opportunities available through Earth Science Week, the annual worldwide celebration of the geosciences? Start by going online to view a new webcast titled "Get Involved: Earth Science Week 2016"!
 
This free webcast, narrated by AGI's Brendan Soles, provides an overview of learning activities, instructional materials, career resources, upcoming events, networking opportunities, contests, videos, and other programs available through Earth Science Week. The tutorial provides a tour of online links and resources for more information.
 
The roughly 5-minute webcast focuses on Earth Science Week 2016 (October 9-15), which celebrates the theme "Our Shared Geoheritage." To view the webcast, visit http://www.earthsciweek.org/webcasts. In addition, see webcasts describing the Earth Science Week contests, special "focus days" during the week, and AGI's geoscience teacher award competition.
 
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Reaching over 50 million people annually, Earth Science Week has been led by AGI in cooperation with its sponsors and the geoscience community since 1998. To learn more, please visit www.earthsciweek.org. To order your Earth Science Week Toolkits, see www.earthsciweek.org/materials. You may also call AGI Publications to place your order at 703-379-2480.
 
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The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of geoscientific and professional associations that represents more than 250,000 geologists, geophysicists and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resiliency to natural hazards, and interaction with the environment.