The GLOBE Kids find that Willow Creek looks different than it did the last time they visited. In the storybook, they make observations, take measurements, and look for critters to describe the creek. Learning activities allow students to learn about tools for making science observations such as a magnifying lens and ruler. Then students describe how macroinvertebrates are adapted to their aquatic environment.
Storybook: Discoveries at Willow Creek
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Elementary GLOBE Translations
Elementary GLOBE is designed to introduce students in grades K-4 to the study of Earth system science. In English, each module includes a science-based fictional storybook, three learning activities, and teacher's notes with a glossary. Some of these materials have been translated and are available on the pages linked below.
GLOBE makes every effort to provide translations of our materials in the official U.N. languages. Currently, Elementary GLOBE materials are available in Arabic, English, French, German, Norwegian, and Spanish. Click on the language below to access the translated Elementary GLOBE materials. Please note that not all storybooks and activities have been translated. If you would like to add your language to this list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about how to get approval to create materials in other languages.