||2014 EARTH SCIENCE WEEK - EARTH'S CONNECTED SYSTEMS
Date: October 12-18, 2014
Information: Earth Science Week is a national project sponsored by the American Geosciences Institute. Numerous other individuals,
organizations and businesses also sponsor activities during the week.
Click in the left menu to see photos from previous years.
Contact: For classroom activities, contests, resources and a planning kit, contact AGI, 4220 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302. Check out AGI's videos of Big Ideas in Geology on You Tube.
Date: October 15, 2014
Focus Day: National Fossil Day
Charlotte Whale (UVM site)
Goodsell Ridge Preserve and Isle LaMotte
Mt. Holly Mammoth
Paleontology of the Champlain Valley (pdf)
For a poster about bedrock maps, click image
|Date: October 17, 2014
Focus Day: 2014 Geologic Map Day
Geology books recommended by the Vermont Geological Society members.
Check out AGI's videos of Big Ideas in Geoscience on You Tube.
For an introduction to Vermont geology, please see The Geology of Vermont by Barry L. Doolan (7.4 mb pdf) published by Heldref Publications in 1996 in Rocks & Minerals Magazine, Vol. 71, No. 4.
Where will we be in 250 million years? See Scotese's paleoglobe.