From 2016 Dive Deeper III Summit team. Deadline: February 29, 2016
Hello Colleagues and Friends of Water and Education (please feel free to share this with others),
In President Obama’s final State of the Union, he set high goals for America in fields like STEM education, cancer research, and climate change. Both the scientific advancements of the past and the first steps toward that envisioned future are laid out in the resources from National Academies Press (NAP).
Announcement from SERC - application deadline is February 19, 2016
From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff -- The December 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached. Features include a summary of December's weather, the experimental forecast for January and February, and one highlight. The highlight covers the basics of understanding the El Nino Southern Oscillation.
Aiming to promote awareness about mining and minerals, the Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Foundation offers educational resources focusing on the ways that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used by mining professionals throughout the industry.
The latest of these educational offerings is a series of MEC podcasts with industry experts, showing students how an interest in STEM subjects can lead to a rewarding career in the mining industry. Podcast series mining experts include:
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) publishes a monthly eNewsletter titled The Earth Science Week Update (http://www.earthsciweek.org/newsletter). The Table of Contents is listed below for the Vol. 13, No. 12, December 2015 issue (http://www.earthsciweek.org/newsletter/2015/december).
IN THIS ISSUE...
12/07/2015 -- The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Center for Geoscience and Society are pleased to extend the celebration of Earth Science Week 2015 with the announcement of a new contest. The Visualizing My Earth Challenge invites full-time secondary and postsecondary students (ages 14 and older) to submit visual representations of natural phenomena from a geoscience perspective.