Monday, December 14, 2020



If you are a geoscientist or a geoscience educator and you are not already a member of this organization, you should join!

Hello all –

The National Association of Geoscience Teacherssession, “Out of the Classroom, Out of the Box,” has been approved for Southeastern Geological Society of Americain Auburn, to be held April 1-2, 2021. In-person and virtual participation will both be available, according to the SEGSA meeting website:


Information about the session is as follows:


T7. Out of the Classroom, Out of the Box: Innovative Approaches to Geoscience Education

Organizers: Patricia H. Kelley and Renee Clary.

Description: This session focuses on nontraditional instruction, including virtual and informal learning approaches across the geosciences. We encourage contributions on learning outside the regular classroom: e.g., innovative approaches in the field; in settings such as museums, libraries, and community organizations; through extra-curricular activities; and through online learning or inventive technology use.


Abstract deadline is January 12. Please spread the word to colleagues, and we hope you will be able to participate yourself. Please let Renee Clary and me know if you intend to submit.


Thanks, and we hope to see you in April - in person or virtually!—Tricia


Dr. Patricia H. Kelley

Professor Emerita of Geology

Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC 28461-5944


Pronouns: she/her/hers


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