JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Earth Science Week is Oct. 13 -19 and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants to give people a better understanding about the stewardship of Earth.
The DNR has themed out each day during Earth Science Week that emphasizes the importance of geosciences in everyone’s lives. There are also Earth Science Week contests that students can enroll in that include photography, visual arts and written essays. Learn more online at earthsciweek.org/contests/.
Focus days include:
Oct. 13 – International Earth cache Day
Oct. 14 – Earth Science Literacy Day
Oct. 15 – Earth Observation Day and No Child Left Inside Day
Oct. 16 – National Fossil Day
Oct. 17 – The Great Central U.S. Shake Out and Geoscience for Everyone Day
Oct. 18 – Geologic Map Day
Oct. 19 – International Archaeology Day
Oct. 19 and 20 – Ozark Mountain Gem and Mineral Society show, Springfield
For more information you can log onto DNR.