H.Res.472 - Expressing support for designation of the week of October 11, 2015, through October 17, 2015, as "Earth Science Week".114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] (Introduced 10/08/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space, and Technology; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/08/2015 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.472 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/08/2015)
Supports the designation of Earth Science Week.
Expresses strong support for the goals and ideals of Earth Science Week and its aims to increase understanding of and interest in earth science at the local, state, national, and international levels.
Recognizes the importance of education and public outreach efforts to ensure the U.S. public gains a better understanding and appreciation for the impact of the earth sciences on their daily lives.
Encourages K-12 students to participate in local, state, and national events in connection with Earth Science Week and to get involved in the celebration by exploring artistic and academic applications of earth science.