Is your class ready to ShakeOut? The Great ShakeOut is scheduled for Thursday, October 19! Visit the ShakeOut Website to find your region and register to participate in the drill. You'll also find many resources on earthquake safety and preparedness.
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Check out this new public lecture to learn about the Mars rover Curiosity's exploration of the Gale Crater! USGS research geologist Lauren Edgar discusses the Curiosity mission, what has been discovered so far regarding geology on the surface of Mars, and where the mission is heading in the future.
Biology, Geography, Geology, Water, and much more...
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