05/30/2019U.S. Teachers: Thank You for Participating in the 2019 Teacher Watercoolers
U.S. GLOBE Teachers: The GLOBE Program would like to thank you for participating in the 2019 Teacher Watercoolers, which focused on sharing ways GLOBE teachers around the country use GLOBE with their students. >>
05/30/2019Check Out the New “GLOBE Teams” Page! Create/Join Location-Based Teams to Track Data-Collection Efforts
GLOBE Community: If you are a GLOBE account holder, you can now create and join teams of people, called “GLOBE Teams,” which will enable you to track your group’s data-collection efforts. GLOBE Teams can be used to set up a competition, coordinate a community’s citizen science efforts, support an educational or corporate initiative, or simply enable a group of people to work together. >>
05/29/20192019 IVSS Update: Record Number of Projects Submitted; Stipend Drawing Winners Announced
The deadline for submitting projects to the 2019 International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) was 10 April – and GLOBE received a record number of projects! There were 235 projects, from 26 countries, submitted. In addition, 114 judges provided feedback on more than three projects. Virtual badges have been posted, and feedback and certificates have been sent to teachers. >>
05/29/2019Today (29 May) GLOBE Mission Mosquito Citizen Science Webinar #5: “Mosquitoes on the Landscape”
Citizen Scientists – Join the GLOBE Mission Mosquito (GMM) Field Measurement Campaign webinar ”Mosquitoes on the Landscape” on Wednesday, 29 May, at 2:00 p.m. ET (7:00 p.m. UTC). >>
05/28/2019Teachers? Are You Ready to Get Trained in GLOBE Protocols – Connecting to a World-wide Community Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Teachers! You can connect your students to an international network of students, teachers, and scientists to learn more about our shared environment. For a school to fully participate in The GLOBE Program, at least one teacher must be trained in GLOBE science measurement protocols and education activities by attending a GLOBE Teacher Workshop. >>
05/21/20192019 Northwest Student Research Symposium Highlights
The Northwest Regional Student Research Symposium took place on 02-04 May. The event was hosted by GLOBE Partner Dr. Blakely Tsurusaki at Beach Camp at Sunset Bay in Edmonds, Washington. Ten students and five GLOBE teachers from Alaska, Montana, and Washington attended. Student projects were reviewed by their peers, local scientists, and ten GLOBE partners and scientists who joined virtually through Zoom. >>
05/20/2019GLOBE Community: Have You Seen GLOBE’s Recent YouTube Offerings? Catching Up With GLOBE Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Have you visited GLOBE YouTube page lately? If not, it can provide an entertaining opportunity to catch up on GLOBE community efforts from around the world. (for example, click here to check out “The GLOBE Program: A Year in Pictures” which highlights community efforts from Earth Day 2018 through Earth Day 2019!) >>
05/17/2019Even NASA’s Top Scientists Need a Little Back-Up Sometimes! Watch Bonus Episode of NASA Explorers Digital Series “Cryosphere: Cryo Kids”
NASA Explorers come in all ages! In a bonus episode of NASA Explorers: Cryosphere – Cryo Kids, NASA scientists headed to rural Alaska to check in with some of the program’s tiniest Explorers. These energized explorers are following in the scientists’ footsteps, and working with The GLOBE Program to conduct frost tube experiments designed to measure when and where snow and ice are freezing. >>
05/17/2019Students Across Ireland Measure Air Quality as Part of GLOBE Air Quality Campaign 2019
As part of the GLOBE Air Quality Campaign 2019, students from 30 schools across Ireland measured air quality at locations around their schools. Students measured nitrogen dioxide (NO2) – a principal pollutant from car exhaust emissions – during the month of February, and investigated the results and potential impacts on their health and well-being. >>
05/16/20192019 STEM For All Video Showcase Presents Two Videos Spotlighting Exemplary Work of the GLOBE Community! Watch and Vote Today!
The 2019 STEM For All Video Showcase, which runs from 13-20 May and is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), offers two video presentations spotlighting The GLOBE Program. >>