eTraining Requirements


For New GLOBE Teachers:

The following modules must be completed to become a trained GLOBE Teacher (to enable you to enter data for any protocol):

  • Introduction to GLOBE
  • Introduction to a Sphere (Atmosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere or Pedosphere)
  • 1 Protocol Module (from the same sphere as the introduction module)
     
  • The Land Cover Sample Site Description module is also required for the Biometry protocol
  • The Selecting, Exposing and Defining a Soil Characterization Site module is also required for the Soil Characterization protocol

Click here to see the required modules by sphere / protocol

Step 1: Download and review the presentation modules (open to everyone).

Step 2: Log-in. Don't have an account? Create your account here.

Step 3: Take the online assessment test for each module. You must have a GLOBE account to take the assessment tests. Once you pass the tests (80% of the answers correct), you will become a GLOBE teacher and can begin entering GLOBE data on the website or on the GLOBE mobile app.
 

For GLOBE Observers:

The following modules must be completed to become a trained GLOBE Observer (to enable you to enter data for any protocol):

  • Introduction to GLOBE
  • Introduction to a Sphere (Atmosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere or Pedosphere)
  • 1 Protocol Module (from the same sphere as the introduction module)
     
  • The Land Cover Sample Site Description module is also required for the Biometry protocol
  • The Selecting, Exposing and Defining a Soil Characterization Site module is also required for the Soil Characterization protocol

Click here to see the required modules by sphere / protocol

Step 1: Download and review the presentation modules (open to everyone).

Step 2: Log-in. Don't have an account? Download the GLOBE Observer App to get started.

Step 3: Take the online assessment test for each module. You must have a GLOBE account to take the assessment tests. Once you pass the tests (80% of the answers correct), you will become a trained GLOBE Observer and can begin entering GLOBE data on the website or on the GLOBE mobile app.
 

For Trained GLOBE Users:

To be considered trained in a protocol, you must complete the assessment tests for an Introduction to a Sphere module (Atmosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere or Pedosphere) and the protocol you wish to be trained in. You only need to pass an Introduction module once. Log-in is required to access the assessment tests.

Click here to see the required modules by sphere / protocol

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