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[#CampusBulletin] Reach for the Summit in the 9th National Geology Congress


Aiming to rise above the challenges the online setup poses, UP Geological Society (UP GeoSoc) continues to take up space in the virtual arena with the 9th installment of the National Geology Congress (NGC). Promoting the geosciences and its relevance to the society, NGC shifts its focus to bridge the gap between the public and the scientific knowledge. Mark your calendars as NGC webinars will take place on April 2, 8, and 23, 2022 via Zoom and Facebook Live.


Even with the predicaments brought upon the pandemic, UP GeoSoc continues to uphold the importance of scientific knowledge in the country. With over registered 1,000 participants and 10,000 Facebook Live viewers last year, UP GeoSoc prepared a lot more for this year! Calling all teachers, high school students, geosciences major, and earth science enthusiasts, NGC brings you:


EARTH SCIENCE TEACHERS’ WEBINAR (ESTW)


Teaching the wonders of the Earth in an online setup is definitely a difficult task to take. With this, UP GeoSoc hopes to be of a helping hand to earth science teachers through ESTW, a 1-day webinar assisting teachers across the country with the supplementary knowledge on how to teach Earth Science in the K-12 curriculum. With the current setup, this year’s theme “𝗗𝗿𝗼𝗽, 𝗖𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻: 𝗚𝗲𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗛𝗮𝘇𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀, 𝗗𝗶𝘀𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗶𝘀𝗸 𝗥𝗲𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀“ will delve on geological hazards and their examples in the Philippines, an introduction to Hazard Hunter PH, and the basics of Google Earth.

Be on high alert on April 2 and register through: tinyurl.com/9thESTW.


HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS’ WEBINAR (HSW)


On April 8, get ready to learn more than just “duck, cover, and hold” and discover more ways to prepare for the Philippines’ natural hazards—from earthquakes to typhoons—in this year's HSW. With the theme "𝗦𝗵𝗮𝗸𝗲, 𝗥𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗹𝗲 & 𝗥𝗼𝗹𝗹: 𝗔 𝗚𝗲𝗼𝗹𝗼(𝗚𝗜𝗦)𝘁 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗽 𝗼𝗻 𝗛𝗮𝘇𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗦𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴" this 1-day webinar and workshop is here to foster high school students’ appreciation and knowledge of the geosciences and inspire them with professionals on the field.

Keep an open eye and register through: tinyurl.com/NGCHSW2022.

GEOLOGY STUDENTS’ FORUM (GSF)


Ever wonder what career path to take after your undergraduate years? Or are you curious about the advancement of geosciences in the country? Come join on April 23 as this year’s GSF theme, “𝗩𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗦𝘂𝗺𝗺𝗶𝘁: 𝗘𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗰 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝗚𝗲𝗼𝘀𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝘀” got you covered on several geoscience sectors, from geohazards, petroleum industry, renewable energy, machine learning, hydrogeology, and policy development.

Have your gears running and register through: tinyurl.com/GSF2022RegForm.

DIGNAYAN SA INFOGRAPHICS, PAGYAMANIN SA WIKANG ATIN (DIWA)


Magsasanib puwersa ang sining at agham sa paggising ng ating DIWA at kamalayan sa dignayan. Maging ahente ng tamang impormasyon at sumali sa “𝗗𝗜𝗪𝗔: 𝗟𝗮𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝗻𝗴 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝗔𝗹𝗮𝗺 𝗦𝗮 𝗔𝗴𝗵𝗮𝗺!”, isang infographic contest na naglalayong pagtibayin ang kaalaman sa dignayan at agham gamit ang mga lokal na wika.

Para sa mga mag-aaral na nasa ikaw-9 hanggang ika-12 na baiting, alalahanin ang mga petsang ito:

  • April 15, 2022: deadline ng pag-register at pagpasa ng entries

  • April 19-23, 2022: pagpapa-like sa Facebook ng mga kalahok

  • May 6, 2002: inaasahang petsa ng pag-anunsyo ng mga mga nanalo

Labanan ang pagkalat ng maling impormasyon at magkaroon ng tsansang manalo hanggang P5,000! Bisitahin lamang ang tinyurl.com/DIWA2022.

What are you waiting for? Register and have a chance to win tokens, vouchers, and more from our exciting raffle and activities. This event is FREE OF CHARGE and E-CERTIFICATES WILL BE PROVIDED after answering a Feedback Form prepared by the organizers. Do not miss out on esteemed professionals’ lectures in this bigger and boulder NGC!

For more details, check out @upgeosoc on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Medium.


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