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Earth Science Week 2017: New Event Registry Heightens Your Visibility #earthscienceweek

Students taking water samples during field work
Are you hosting an Earth Science Week 2017 event, such as an exhibit, tour, lecture, or open house? The new Earth Science Week Event Registry enables you to promote your event more effectively than ever. To register your event, simply provide a few key details. Fill out the easy-to-use online form, and let the Earth Science Week team and the world know about your event.

Earth Science Week at NSTA 2017 Conference #NSTA17

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You're invited to visit the organizers of Earth Science Week in the Exhibit Hall of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference later this month in Los Angeles! We'll have materials and demonstrations dealing with Earth Science Week as well as information about additional curriculum, training, and other products and services available from the American Geosciences Institute.

M.J. Tykoski to Receive the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching

Alexandria, VA - M.J. Tykoski, an eighth grade teacher at Cooper Junior High School in Wylie, Texas, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching. Tykoski earned her Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the Texas Earth Science Teachers Association, and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards. She was a finalist for last year’s award.

ESW contest winner buys LOTS of classroom materials with award

How would you spend 500 dollars on your classroom?
When Kolby Noble, a 4th/5th grade teacher in Deal Island, Maryland, received a $500 award for her class's top submission to the One Shared Place Video Contest, she went shopping for her classroom and followed up with Ed Robeck, our Director of Education and Outreach. She purchased a *LOT* of stuff! From Kolby: "I really enjoyed being able to get so much, it was better than shopping for clothes!" Click "Read more" to see what Kolby purchased with her award money and keep an eye out for the 2017 One Shared Place Video Contest. We'd love to see how you use your award!


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