Events

National Fossil Day

Category:
Recreation
Location:
United States of America
Is organized to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational value. Hosted by the National Park Service and the American Geosciences Institute, during Earth Science Week. Link: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/fossilday/m … n.htm

Geologic Map Day

Category:
Recreation
Location:
United States of America
A special event designed to promote awareness of geologic mapping and its vital importance to society. Link: https://www.earthsciweek.org/geologic-ma … p-day picture by: geology survey of america.United States Geological Survey.Geological Survey of Canada,and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

National Nuclear Science Week

Category:
Recreation
Location:
United States of America
Is a national, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional and national interest on all aspects of nuclear science. Link: http://www.nuclearscienceweek.org/ picture by: Avda

Solar Week

Category:
Recreation
Location:
United States of America
This bi-annual celebration (in Spring and Fall) encourages students in grades 5-9 to explore the wonders of our nearest star. Link: http://nasawavelength.org/blog/solar-wee … ction picture by:Geoff Elston

Mole Day

Category:
Recreation
Location:
Earth
Commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. This day was created as a way to foster interest in chemistry. Link: http://www.moleday.org/

International Observe the Moon Night

Category:
Recreation
Location:
Earth
A annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation, and understanding of our Moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration, as well as the cultural and personal connections we all have with Earth's nearest neighbor. Link: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/observe_the_moo … ight/

X-Ray Discovery Day

Category:
Recreation
Location:
Earth
Wilhelm Röntgen, inventor of the X ray, may just be one of the most important men in medical history. X-Ray Day celebrates his discovery and everything that’s come from it. Link: https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/x-ray … -day/

Geography Awareness Week

Category:
Recreation
Location:
United States of America
This annual public awareness program organized by National Geographic Education Programs (NGEP) encourages citizens young and old to think and learn about the significance of place and how we affect and are affected by it. Link: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/educa … -week

Computer Science Education Week

Category:
Recreation
Location:
Earth
Is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science. Link: https://csedweek.org/about