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Earth Science Literacy Day is one month away (10/14). Big Ideas videos bring to life the “big ideas” of Earth science - nine core concepts that everyone should know. Videos 1 thru 9 are here: https://www.earthsciweek.org/big-ideas
In a remarkable evolutionary discovery, a team of scientists co-led by a Virginia Tech geoscientist has discovered what could be among the first trails made by animals on the surface of the Earth roughly a half-billion years ago.