A big thank you goes to the Earth Science Week field trip leaders for the wonderful trip this past Saturday, October 12: Mike Ressel, Rachel Micander, Jack Hursh, Steve Russell, Matthew Sophy, and Outlaw Dave! We also want to thank all of the field trip participants for attending this trip! The final trip log will be posted as an Educational Series publication soon: “Lode and Behold! Geology and Natural Resources of the Truckee Meadows and Virginia City”
Here are other ways that you can celebrate Earth Science Week:
“Earth Science Week is happy
to announce special days focusing on specific themes during the week-long
celebration, October 13 – 19, 2019.
Sunday, October 13: International Earthcache Day. Explore the world with this GPS scavenger hunt!
Monday, October 14: Earth Science Literacy Day. Learn the fundamentals of geosciences with Earth Science: Big Idea, a video series developed to explain why Earth science literacy is important.
Tuesday, October 15: Earth Observation Day. Engage students and teachers in remote sensing as an exciting and powerful educational tool.
No Child Left Inside Day. NCLI Day encourages students to go outside and research
Earth science in the field like a professional geoscientist.
Wednesday, October 16: National Fossil Day. The annually held National Fossil Day celebration is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of fossils.
Thursday, October 17: Geoscience for Everyone Day. Do your part to help young people from underrepresented communities explore exciting careers in the geosciences.
Friday, October 18: Geologic Map Day. Hosted by the U.S. Geological Survey, Association of American State Geologists, National Park Service, Geological Society of America, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in partnership with AGI, this special event promotes awareness of the study, uses, importance of geologic mapping for education, science, business, and a variety of public policy concerns.
Saturday, October 19: International Archaeology Day. Hosted by the Archaeological Institute of America, this special event is a celebration of archaeology and the thrill of discovery.”