Engaging the next generation of scientists is an integral component of USGS science. The Youth and Education in Science (YES) office coordinates a variety of programs that target the spectrum of learners from early childhood through post-doctoral fellowships. Use the left navigation bar to find programs by the audience, or follow the links below to highlighted areas.
With funding from the National Science Foundation, more than 110 graduate students have spent part of their graduate education at USGS working with scientists on projects complimentary to their academic work.
Tap into over 140 years of USGS research in the natural sciences in the form of lesson plans and activities, maps, podcasts, online lectures, videos and animations, and much more.