07/27/2017Workshop: UND Clifford Hall, North Dakota, United States
In this workshop, totaling 15 hours of instruction, Drs. Laura Munski (Dakota Science Center) and Matt Gilmore (UND Atmospheric Sciences) will cover several of the GLOBE measurement protocols and learning activities for pre-service and in-service teachers. This year, we are using a hybrid-style instruction where several components will be done outside the classroom using GLOBE's e-training, with demonstration and hands-on learning during the face-to-face portion. E-training begins on Thursday July 27th while face-to-face instruction begins Monday July 31st. UND scientists, faculty, and graduate students who are interested in K-12 outreach are also welcome to register and complete the pre-face-to-face online components and first morning of the face-to-face portion. A $25 fee per person covers supplies and materials. Teachers may optionally obtain 1 credit of professional development through UND by enrolling here: http://und.edu/academics/extended-learning/professional-development-for-educators/. Grand Forms Public School teachers may obtain PRISM credit. >>
01/01/2017Join Phenology campaign for Europe and Eurasia!
We are very happy to announce the new Phenology campaign for spring 2017. We will have a brand new app with which students can make a time lapse movie of how trees are changing during the season. At the same time they gather GLOBE phenology and atmosphere data and compare their results to satellite data in the app. >>
10/29/2016Workshop: Mohican School in the Out-of-Doors, Inc., Ohio, United States
Participants will be introduced to the GLOBE Program: an overview of the GLOBE program, its content areas and protocols; instruction in site setup; and instruction in Cloud Protocols and related activities. All participants will be required to complete the following online Protocol eTraining modules in advance of the workshop: Introduction to GLOBE and Introduction to Atmosphere. Workshop activities will include training in Air Temperature, Barometric Pressure, Clouds, Precipitation, Relative Humidity, and Surface Temperature Protocols, the El Niño Campaign, and site definition for Atmospheric data collection. Following collection to training data, participants will upload data to the GLOBE website and practice visualization of that data. Required follow-up: • report describing how at least one protocol has been (or will be) incorporated into the participant’s curriculum/school program, and the challenges and successes of using GLOBE activities; and • two-hour follow-up workshop at a date to be determined by with participant input. Participants should dress to be outside, and pack a lunch. Snacks will be provided. Workshop cost: $30.00 ($35.00 if using Paypal), payable in advance. >>