Teachers prep for a week of hands-on geoscience during MUSICA workshop

During the last week of June, Carnegie Staff Scientist Lara Wagner, along with her collaborators Christy Till from Arizona State University and Brian Horton from the University of Texas - Austin, will take six middle and high school teachers into the field to get hands-on experience in geoscience. This effort is part of the NSF-funded MUSICA project, with the goal to jumpstart middle and high school geoscience curriculums with boots-on-the-ground training that coincides with active research.

MUSICA Outreach Reboot 2022! Science Teachers: Join Field Scientist Team Studying Earth Science in Arizona and Colombia, South America

January 3, 2022

Applications are open for middle and high school teachers to participate in the MUSICA (Modeling, Uplift, Seismology, and Igneous Geochemistry in the Colombian Andes) project.

Summer Teacher Training in Colombia Cancelled

Due to the developing COVID-19 pandemic, we regret to announce that we have decided to cancel the MUSICA teacher-training kick-off meeting this summer. We hope to reschedule the meeting for summer 2021, with details pending the progression of the pandemic.

NSF Grant Awarded to Study Earth's "Flat Slabs"

A $2.7 million multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional NSF-Frontiers of Earth Science grant has been awarded to a team led by Carnegie scientist Lara Wagner to study an active flat slab in Colombia.