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Our Education home page now has a permanent link to "myScience", a collection of USGS Citizen Science websites. Your students can contribute to national databases by collecting information on earthquakes, landslides, volcanic ash, phenology, birds, streamflow, and crickets. This site works best in the Internet Explorer and Chrome browsers.

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Preparing for Climate Change
Watch a new, online public lecture about possible scenarios of California's changing climate.

Inspiring Women in Science
The USGS celebrates women in science by honoring past achievements and inspiring youth into the future.

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Citizen Science
         
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GIS Lab
         
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Water Science for Schools
 
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USGS Kids — Ecosystems
 
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Park Geology in 3-D

 

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