Overview
 

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Elementary GLOBE is designed to introduce K-4 students to the study of Earth System Science. The complete instructional unit includes:

  • Science-based storybooks designed to introduce students to key concepts in water, soil, clouds, seasons and Earth system studies.
  • Classroom learning activities complementing the science content covered in each storybook that are designed to further engage students in GLOBE's 5 investigation areas.

 

GLOBE makes every effort to provide translations of our materials in the 6 official U.N. languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish). Currently, Arabic, English, French, German, and Spanish translations of Elementary GLOBE books and teacher's guide are available on the web site.  If you would like to assist us in adding your language to this list please contact us at elementaryglobe@globe.gov.

 

All About Earth Cover Clouds Have Names Cover Discoveries at Willow Creek Cover
The Mystery of the Missing Hummingbirds Cover The Scoop on Soils Cover Instruction Illustration

 


Elementary GLOBE Kit and Storybook Set are available for purchase below

 

Elementary GLOBE Kit

Elementary GLOBE is designed to introduce students of grades K-4 to the study of Earth System Science (ESS). Elementary GLOBE forms an instructional unit comprised of five modules that address ESS and interrelated subjects including weather, hydrology, phenology, and soils. These kits contain the Teacher's Implementation Guide, CD-ROM, and more.


 

Storybook Set

These Storybook Sets are comprised of five modules that address ESS and interrelated subjects including weather, hydrology, phenology and soils. The titles include: All About Earth – Our World on Stage, Do You Know Clouds Have Names?, The Scoop on Soils, Discoveries at Willow Creek, and The Mystery of the Missing Hummingbirds.


 

Elementary GLOBE CD

This CD-ROM contains the complete Set of Storybooks. These Storybook Sets are comprised of five modules that address ESS and interrelated subjects including weather, hydrology, phenology and soils. The titles include: All About Earth – Our World on Stage, Do You Know Clouds Have Names?, The Scoop on Soils, Discoveries at Willow Creek, and The Mystery of the Missing Hummingbirds.