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12/30/2019
GLOBE Implementation Office Closed 01 January
The GLOBE Implementation Office, including the Community Support Team, will be closed Wednesday, 01 January, in order to celebrate New Year's Day.  >>

12/23/2019
Have Questions About GLOBE? Check Out These FAQs – Assistance Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: GLOBE community members – as you explore GLOBE, keep in mind that there are many answers already available to you on the website.  >>

12/19/2019
The Next Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Intensive Observation Period Takes Place During January – Focus on Land Cover
The next Intensive Observation Period (IOP) for the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign takes place during the month of January. The focus of this IOP will be on land cover.  >>

12/19/2019
2020 U.S. Student Research Symposia Locations and Dates
The GLOBE Program is gearing up for the 2020 U.S. Regional Student Research Symposia (SRS). Students in 5th to 12th grade from across the United States have the opportunity to come together at one of six face-to-face regional SRS events in order to share the results of field investigations using GLOBE program protocols or data from the GLOBE database. SRS are held in the spring of each year.  >>

12/18/2019
Recent Article: “Making Science Come Alive with Clouds” Offers Tips on Using GLOBE Observer App in the Classroom
A recent article, “Making Science Come Alive with Clouds,” written by Marilé Colón Robles, Jeffrey Bouwman, and Caryn Smith-Long, offers tips on how to use the GLOBE Observer App in the classroom in order to obtain clouds observations. The article was published in the November/December issue of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Journal.  >>

12/16/2019
GLOBE Community: The Teacher’s Guide is Searchable – Learning GLOBE Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Did you know that the Teacher’s Guide is searchable by protocol, learning activity, grade band, and standards? It is – and you can begin your search today, by clicking here!  >>

12/13/2019
Teachers: Have Your Students Engage in Engineering Practices through New “Drone Science Mission Board Game”
Teachers (upper elementary through high school): Have your students engage in engineering practices through the new “Drone Science Mission Board Game,” developed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Center for Science Education, a GLOBE partner.  >>

12/13/2019
GLOBE Needs Your Help Planning the Science Protocol Trainings Offered During the 25th Anniversary GLOBE Annual Meeting
GLOBE needs you to help shape the 25th Anniversary Annual Meeting. Please complete this survey by 15 December to let us know: 1) your favorite GLOBE protocol; and 2) one GLOBE protocol that you would like to learn.  >>

12/12/2019
Article Highlights GLOBE Observer App and Ability of Citizen Scientists to Help Track Global Environmental Change
A recent article, “Photonics Tracks Global Environmental Change,” written by Patricia Daukantas and published in Optics and Photonics (November 2019), highlights the efforts of “optical scientists” and “citizen scientists” to take globe-spanning measurements of ice, water, gases, and the biosphere to help track global environmental change.  >>

12/12/2019
Read New Community Blog: “Hiking with a Purpose Using the GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper and Land Cover Tools”
“Thirty-one seniors armed with the GLOBE Observer mobile app hiked Kamanaumui Valley at the end of October,” Dr. Russanne (Rusty) Low, GLOBE Mission Mosquito Science Lead, said in a recent GLOBE Community Blog. “During the 3.3 mile trek, hikers made Land Cover and Mosquito Habitat observations, while passing verdant tropical vegetation, the ruins of a colonial manor, a biological restoration plot and ancient petroglyphs.”  >>