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What is GIFT? The Education Committee’s Jean-Luc Berengeuer & Phil Smith explain

What is GIFT? The Education Committee’s Jean-Luc Berengeuer & Phil Smith explain

EGU’s annual Geoscience Information For Teachers (GIFT) workshop will take place between 4 – 8 April 2022, with the theme of “How the planet shapes history – Geosciences, human society and civilizations”. To find out more about what GIFT is and get a taster for the workshop’s content EGU’s Programme Coordinator, Simon Clark, talked with two of the organisers: th ...[Read More]

The Top Five EGU Education Initiatives We Think You Should Know About

The Top Five EGU Education Initiatives We Think You Should Know About

The EGU Education Committee has opened a call for new members to join. Positions on the committee are open to anyone with an interest in and passion for improving learning at the interface between geoscience and educators, so long as they are an EGU member. In particular, the Committee is keen to include the voices of Early Career Scientists (ECS). Details on the application process are detailed h ...[Read More]

Introducing INTEGRATE: a complete higher-education teaching package for climate science

Introducing INTEGRATE: a complete higher-education teaching package for climate science

If you are a higher-education instructor and want to teach climate science and a suite of relevant technical skills to those with no (or minimal) prior knowledge of climatology, you may want to begin with INTEGRATE (Integrated Teaching of Atmospheric Science, Technical Skills and Empirical Methods). This teaching package is self-contained, open-access, and available online. Topics covered include ...[Read More]

EGU Teacher-Scientist Pairing Scheme: supporting geoscience education in schools

EGU Teacher-Scientist Pairing Scheme: supporting geoscience education in schools

For the vEGU21 General Assembly, the EGU Education & Outreach Committees tried something new. They connected school teacher, Hélder Pereira, with seismologist, Susana Custódio, to create and teach a lesson plan on a topic relevant to Hélder’s classroom curriculum: the origin of the South American volcanic gaps. The lesson was live streamed online from Hélder’s class in Algarve, Por ...[Read More]