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

What is GIFT? The Education Committee’s Jean-Luc Berenguer & 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]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Watching the world from space with EarthKAM

Imaggeo on Mondays: Watching the world from space with EarthKAM

This photo was taken from the International Space Station (ISS), approx. 400 km above the Earth, in the NASA-led educational project Sally Ride EarthKAM (www.earthkam.org), Mission 58, April 2017. The image was requested by a team of 10th and 11th grade students from the National College of Computer Science, Piatra-Neamț, Romania, coordinated by me. The lenses used on the digital camera mounted on ...[Read More]

GeoTalk: Sharing geoscience with kids and educators

GeoTalk: Sharing geoscience with kids and educators

GeoTalk interviews usually feature the work of early career researchers, but this month we deviate from the standard format to speak to Marina Drndarski, a biology teacher at the primary school Drinka Pavlović in Belgrade, Serbia. Marina has been involved with EGU’s geoscience education activities for more than five years; she is an active contributor to Planet Press articles, bitesize press relea ...[Read More]