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Since October 1998, the American Geological Institute has organized this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth Sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth.


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"Exploring Energy," was the theme of Earth Science Week 2010.

In 2010, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) was proud to partner with the American Geological Institute and its member societies in sponsoring this annual international event to engage young people and the public in learning about Earth's energy resources.

Information Sheet:
The USGS Energy Resources Program on the Web (PDF 935 KB)



Download our series of Energy Mini-Books and Cootie-Catchers. Collect them all!

Coal cartoon character Bud Tuminous
Energy in a Nutshell (pdf)
Energy in a Nutshell
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Energy in a Nutshell (pdf)



Energy Coal Tree: Coal byproducts in tree form showing basic chemicals as branches and derivative substances as twigs and leaves. From U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1143, (centerfold) Coal—A Complex Natural Resource:

Energy Word Search: Do you know your Energy vocabulary?  Try to find all the energy words from the word list. Words may be found forward, backwards, up, down, and diagonal.
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