Earth Science Week AAPG Student Chapters Video Contest Winner Announced

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates the University of Indonesia's American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Student Chapter as the winner of the Earth Science Week AAPG Student Chapters of the Asia Pacific Region Video Contest. The contest was developed as an extension of Earth Science Week 2021, which celebrated the theme of "Water Today and for the Future."

New Earth as Inspiration Chapter Highlights Collaborative Field Experience at Valles Caldera

As featured in a new Earth as Inspiration video released today, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and its partners joined together in late September to facilitate an outstanding day of outdoor earth science learning. Eighth-grade students from two local schools worked with Earth Science Education Ambassador Sally Jewell and additional geoscientists to explore and understand the structure, deposits, and hazards posed by volcanoes in their own backyard.

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!

Vote: Engineering for You Video Contest III

A screen shot of the Engineering For You Video Contest III

There are 20 more days left to vote for the People's Choice Award in the Engineering for You Video Contest. This is the third year the National Academy of Engineering has hosted the "Engineering for You Video Contest." This year, they're asking participants to describe their dream "mega engineering" project - a project that spans "disciplines, geographies and cultural boundaries." The Grand Prize team will take home $25,000 dollars. Decide which is best by voting for your favorite of the 13 videos on their website. 


AGI Releases Faces of Earth Series in HD on YouTube

The American Geosciences Institute is pleased to announce that it has released its award-winning Faces of Earth series on YouTube in full High Definition. Delve into the Faces of Earth and rediscover the wonders behind our dynamic planet. From the resounding cacophony that bore Earth 4.6 billion years ago, to the steady and resolute changes that affect our surroundings even today, the Faces of Earth series explores the vibrant, forceful, and ever-changing facets of planet Earth.


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