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Why We Need a Corps of Earth Science Educators
The author of this Geotimes (September 2002) article addresses the place of Earth Science education historically, as well as its importance to modern society. The need for more elementary and secondary educators is emphasized. The author proposes wasys for post-secondary students to earn both Earth Science degrees and Education degrees and advocates this as a mechanism for correcting the historic underrepresentation of Earth Science in education.
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  • Educational theory and practice
  • History and philosophy of science
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Copyright 2003 American Geological Institute. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of the American Geological Institute is expressly prohibited.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-358
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Author: Dr Robert Ridky
U.S. Geological Survey

Publisher: American Geological Institute