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01/29/2020
Join Community-led “GLOBE Water Bodies Intensive Observation Period” (23 March through 17 April)
The GLOBE community is leading an exciting new event: “GLOBE Water Bodies Intensive Observation Period” (IOP) from 23 March through 17 April. All GLOBE countries are invited to join in this data collection and research endeavor. During the IOP, participants will identify a water body close to their schools or towns, and collect and enter data using GLOBE hydrosphere protocol bundles: Water Quality Bundle, Rivers and Lakes Bundle, and Ocean Bundle.  >>

01/29/2020
Trees Challenge 2020: Make Every Tree Count – 01-30 April
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the 25th anniversary of The GLOBE Program, GLOBE Observer is hosting a month-long citizen science challenge in April 2020. Volunteers are invited to measure the height of as many different trees as possible throughout the month using the Trees Tool in the GLOBE Observer app. The individuals, schools, and registered teams that measure the most trees will be recognized as top observers in the challenge.  >>

01/29/2020
Today (29 Jan): U.S. Regional SRS Webinar “Retrieving Data from the GLOBE Website”
U.S. Teachers/Students: On Wednesday, 29 January (4:00 p.m. EST), GLOBE will host a Student Research Symposia (SRS) webinar, “Retrieving Data from the GLOBE Website.”  >>

01/28/2020
Join 11 February Urban Heat Island Effect-Surface Temperature Field Campaign Webinar: “Let’s See What is Making Your Neighborhood SO HOT!”
Join the Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign Webinar #3 on 11 February (8:00 p.m. EST): “Let’s See What is Making Your Neighborhood SO HOT!”  >>

01/27/2020
GLOBE Community: Miss a GLOBE News Brief? Check Out the Archives – Staying Up-to-Date Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: GLOBE Community – If you happen to miss one of GLOBE’s monthly News Briefs, or you want to go back and re-read information about the program, you can easily catch up and stay informed.  >>

01/24/2020
2019 YLACES Youth Environmental Science Medal Award Winner Announced
YLACES (Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists), an organization committed to advancing student engagement in science, announces Maura Duffy, Conservation Project Manager at National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, as the winner of its Fifth Annual Youth Environmental Science (YES) Medal.  >>

01/23/2020
Today (23 Jan): “GLOBE Data Fundamentals: Training 1” No Prior GLOBE Experience Required
On Thursday, 23 January, Dr. Helen M. Amos (Science Systems and Applications, Inc., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Greenbelt, Maryland, USA) will host “GLOBE Data Fundamentals: Training 1” at 1:00 p.m. EST (6:00 p.m. UTC).  >>

01/22/2020
U.S./Canada K-12 Teachers: Deadline for Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Science Competition is 10 February
U.S./Canada K-12 Teachers: The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision science competition encourages K–12 students to imagine what technology might be like in the future while learning the scientific process in an engaging, hands-on way. The deadline for submissions 10 February.  >>

01/22/2020
U.S. Teachers: Today (22 January) -- Teacher Watercooler Meetup
U.S. GLOBE Teachers: Join the GLOBE Professional Learning Community (PLC) and hear how other GLOBE teachers use GLOBE with their students during a Teacher Watercooler meet-up at 3:00 p.m. EST (USA and Canada) on Wednesday, 22 January.  >>

01/21/2020
Today (21 January): BWET/GLOBE Mission EARTH Webinar: “What Did We Find in Our Water?”
Bay Watershed Education and Training (BWET) and GLOBE Mission EARTH (GME) will host their second webinar, “What Did We Find in Our Water?” in support of the BWET/GME Water Quality Training. The webinar will be held on 21 January at 8:00 p.m. ET.  >>