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Why Earth Science?
This is a web version of a brochure produced by the American Geological Institute to inform people about the importance of Earth science education in K-12 schooling.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2004 American Geological Institute. The document is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-784
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Michael J. Smith
American Geological Institute