Youth and Education in Science


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A large metal arch against a bright blue sky.
May 14, 2021

Gateway Arch, St. Louis, Missouri

Can you find something around you that reminds you of a rock arch?

A rock covered with invertebrates to include large orange and purple sea stars, green, shell-covered anomenes, and black mussels
April 28, 2021

Intertidal Zone Invertebrates

This rock is covered with invertebrate animals over nearly the entire surface including orange and purple sea stars, green anemones spotted with shell debris of other animals, and black mussels.


Looking skyward at a canopy of deciduous trees on a sunny day.
April 17, 2021

Deciduous trees in Reston, Virginia

Decidous trees in Reston, Virginia. Photo taken for Arbor Day 2021 near USGS Headquarters.

April 20, 2021

What I Love About My Job

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)? We asked a handful of our scientists what they love about their jobs. Here's what they had to say about that...

Attribution: Science Support
April 20, 2021

What (or who) Inspired Me to Become a Scientist?

Have you ever wondered what (or who) inspired our employees to become scientists? This video, created for the 2021 Bring a Kid to Work Day event, asks that question of a handful of USGS scientists.

Attribution: Science Support
This image shows ripples on the surface of a lake on a sunny day.
March 23, 2021

Lake Audubon, Reston, Virginia

World Water Day image

A coloring page showing two scientists with labels identifying parts of their field outfit.
February 11, 2021

Ichthyologist Coloring Page - Tools of the Trade

This illustration is for an Ichthyologist coloring page. This coloring page can easily be added to lesson plans for students in science classes. 

On this coloring page, title "Tools of the Trade", it shows two scientists (one male, one female) wading in shin-high water. The male scientist is holding a net and the female scientist

Attribution: Ecosystems
This image shows a large sandstone arc and a rain puddle in the foreground.
June 22, 2019

Delicate Arch after the rain

Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, Utah.