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GeoScience Careers

Two volcanologists monitoring Mt. St. Helens
© Marli Miller, University of Oregon

Do your students want to become Earth scientists? Do they know what these scientists do? Your students might be surprised at the range of opportunities offered by the Earth sciences.

Geoscientists study and work with minerals, soil, agriculture, energy resources, fossils, oceans and freshwater, the atmosphere, weather, the environment, natural hazards and space exploration.

Your students just might become Earth scientists when they grow up. The links on the right offer information on the classes they should take and the work they are likely to do as caretakers of Earth's resources and environment!