National Association of Geoscience Teachers

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National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Type Professional Organization
Founded 1938
Key people Janis Treworgy, President
Area served Canada, United States
Method(s) Conferences, Publications, Training
Revenue ·
Endowment ·
Volunteers ·
Employees .
Members 1,377
Website www.nagt.org
References: ·

The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) purpose is to foster improvement in the teaching of the earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the earth sciences, and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public.[1]

Members[edit]

Members include K-12 teachers and college and university faculty as well as educators working with the general public through outlets such as museums and science centers.[1]

Awards[edit]

Association awards include the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher award, the Neil Miner award, the James Shea award, and summer field programs.[1]

Publications[edit]

Association publications:[1]

  • In the Trenches
  • Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Lab Manual in Physical Geology
  • Living with Earth

Training[edit]

The NAGT/USGS Cooperative Summer Field Training Program was established in 1965 and is one of the longest continuing science internship programs in the country. Over 2,200 students have participated in this program from its inception.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d National Association of Geoscience Teachers. NAGT Retrieved 2011-01-11.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)/U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Cooperative Summer Field Training Program Retrieved 2011-01-11.

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