“Discovering Careers in the Earth Sciences” is the 2012 theme for the National Earth Science Week, October 14th – October 20th. This theme will engage young people and the public in learning how geoscientists gather and interpret data about the Earth and the other planets.
Throughout this day-long event, the community is invited to
demonstrations on a variety of Earth Science topics, including weather
eruptions, planets of the solar system, and the waves of an earthquake.
Public talks about
regional and global geology will also be offered (please check back for
Please check out UTEP's Geology Club Facebook page for photos of last year's event.
Come join and celebrate Earth Science Week on Sunday, October 14th
from 12:00 – 4:00 at the University of Texas at El Paso, in
Department of Geological Sciences building. We will be hosting a free
BBQ from 12:00 – 1:00, and there will be Earth science
activities, a coloring contest, a rock and mineral silent auction,
guided tours of the Kidd Seismic Station, guest lecturers, and more!
For more information you can call 747-6085 or email:email@example.com.
Earth Science Week event is sponsored by the UTEP Geological Sciences Department, the American Geological Institute, Shell Oil and, the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Pathways into the Geosciences.