Geoscience Currents #91: 2013 Median Salaries for Geoscientists

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From AGI Geoscience Workforce  --  The median annual salaries for geoscience-related occupations in the United States generally continued to increase according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average median annual salary for geoscience-related occupations in 2013 was $83,311. For more information about median salaries in the geosciences, please check out Currents #91.

DCNR- Bureau of State Parks Watershed Education Teacher Workshop, Schuylkill Center - October 16, 2014


Watershed Education Teacher Workshop

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Location: Schuylkill Center for  Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Act 48: 7.5 hours + 2 hours coursework

Open to Educators teaching Grades 6-12  --  PDE Approved  --  Receive DCNR’s Watershed Education Teacher Manual, additional materials & post-workshop technical support

News and Notes from PAESTA - August 2014

The August 2014 News and Notes from PAESTA has been sent out. You can view it online via this link.

August 2014 podcast from the PAESTA President

Guertin August 2014 - Mauna Loa Observatory

PAESTA President, Laura Guertin brings us her second installment in her PAESTA President's Podcasting Series.   Be sure to listen to hear Laura challenge us to think summer, think fall, and think PAESTA Conference!

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From Nippenose Spring, the headwaters of Antes Creek, the water flows three miles out of the valley through Bald Eagle Mountain and into the West Branch near the New Jersey shore.

Headwaters of Antes Creek at Nippenose Spring

August 2014 PAESTAR

This month, we recognize Theresa Rabogliatti, who teaches grades 6-8 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Pittsburgh, PA, for being selected as an official 2014 NASA Educator Ambassador for the Mars MAVEN mission. Theresa is one of only 60 teachers nationwide chosen for this honor, and she now trains other teachers on topics fundamental to space science, specifically magnetism and spectroscopy.

July 2014 Earth Science Week Update eNewsletter

Earth Science Week 2014

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) publishes a monthly eNewsletter titled The Earth Science Week Update.  The Table of Contents is listed below for the July 2014 issue.


PA Outdoor Recreation Workshop Opportunities - Summer 2014

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Through a partnership with PA State Parks, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), and the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), there will be a series of workshops to help you teach outdoors skills in your classroom. The first series of workshops in the Outdoor Recreation for Schools Program is scheduled for August 6-7, 2014 on the Pennsylvania State University campus in State College, PA.