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05/08/2015
GLOBE Salutes Schools Making the "Data Count" During Earth Week Challenge
In celebration of Earth Day 2015, and GLOBE's 20th Anniversary, more than 240 schools answered the call to not just count the data, but to make the data count. More than 160,000 measurements were added to the GLOBE database during the Data Entry Challenge that took place over Earth Week (20-24 April).  >>

05/06/2015
SMAP Captures Views of Global Soil Moisture
Data from the radiometer instrument on NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory have led to the creation of new maps of global soil moisture. The new images (each a composite of three days of SMAP radiometer data, collected in April) show the volumetric water content in the top 2 inches (5 centimeters) of soil. These uncalibrated soil moisture images will be evaluated during the calibration and validation phase of SMAP's science mission, which begins on 10 May.  >>

05/05/2015
2015 NSTA Summer Institutes – Implementing NGSS Conference
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is offering summer institutes to help educators implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). This conference (held in two different U.S. locations this July) is designed to help educators and school leaders understand the changes occurring with NGSS, including how to apply NGSS in the classroom.  >>

04/30/2015
YLACES Announces New Solicitation for Implementation Grants
Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists (YLACES) is again soliciting one-page applications for grants of up to $1,000 to help facilitate the engagement of youth in doing environmental science.  >>

04/30/2015
NASA's Cube Quest Challenge
NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate Centennial Challenge Program is offering a total of $5 million to teams that develop, build, and deliver flight-qualified, small satellites capable of advanced operations near and beyond the moon.  >>

04/30/2015
Free NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative Webinars
The NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative (EPDC) is presenting a series of no-cost webinars open to all educators. All pre-service, K-12, and informal educators, as well as university faculty, are invited to join NASA education specialists to learn about NASA missions, activities, lesson plans, educator guides, and online resources that integrate NASA and STEM into the classroom.  >>

04/30/2015
April 2015 News Brief
April 2015 News Brief  >>

04/30/2015
April-2015 Letter to the Community
April-2015 Letter to the Community  >>

04/28/2015
Register Now for the 19th GLOBE Annual Partner Meeting
The 19th GLOBE Annual Partner Meeting will take from 20-24 July in Los Angeles, California. The Meeting is open to GLOBE partners, teachers, scientists, students and anyone who wants to keep up with the latest developments at GLOBE.  >>

04/27/2015
Thanks for Entering the Data Entry Challenge
We'll soon be announcing the schools that entered the most data. Thank you for contributing your data to the GLOBE database.  >>