| September 1996
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Impacts of Educational Funding on the Geosciences
David W. Mogk - Federal investment in geoscience education
offers new teaching, research, and service opportunities.
NEWS AND FEATURES
Janice O. Childress - Serving society through geology ... Lake Vostok:
a freshwater time capsule ... Getting to the core ... American R&D still leads world
... Geology -- a national profession ... Ancient sea-level swings confirmed ... PEPP
promotes high-tech seismology ... Computer model links fire and atmosphere ... Forces
of change ... Scientists study ocean dump site
David Applegate - Reauthorization of Environmental Legislation Stalls
National Standards: Challenges for Earth Science Education
Rodger W. Bybee and Harold A. Pratt - New standards define earth science as
requirement for scientific literacy.
Science Centers: Where Science, Scientists, and the Public Intersect
Bonnie VanDorn - Hands-on philosophy makes science museums and science
more accessible to all.
Paleontology and the Public
David D. Gillette - Utah volunteer program teaches public about Earth's past.
GLOBE: Earth as our Backyard
James G. Lawless and Ralph Coppola - International environmental monitoring
program creates partnership between students and scientists.
See the related press release
describing the September issue.
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