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Newsmagazine of the Earth Sciences 
September 2000
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Geoscience Education

Why Science Education Became One University's Priority

At the University of Arizona, a science professor can research science education and still be eligible for tenure.

Michelle Hall-Wallace



This is one of four features on geoscience education that appear in the September Geotimes.
Geotimes - September 2000  
News Notes Political Scene
Congress Rethinks Science Education Policy
Proposed reforms could change how federal dollars are doled out for science education.

Geophenomena
A 38-year-old mine fire continues to burn beneath Centralia, Pa.

ON THE COVER DEPARTMENTS
cover.html University of Marylandís Robert W. Ridky and the American Geological Instituteís (AGI) Christopher M. Keane led teachers, professors and state geological survey scientists up a cleft through pelitic schist of the Mather Gorge Formation (Late Proterozoic to Early Cambrian) at Great Falls National Park, Maryland. The field trip was part of AGIís inaugural professional development leadership institute for training teachers to use two new curriculum programs. departments.html  

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