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The ICESat-2 Satellite will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California on Saturday, September 15, 2016. At this time, the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign will officially begin. If you happen to find yourself in Lompoc, California for the launch, please take a look at this Explore Lompoc web site. It provides some great information about all the ICESat-2 launch activities that will be happening. We also have an ICESat-2 Launch Outreach page that showcases launch information and a launch party kit. The launch of the ICESat-2 satellite will ...
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Posted in: Investigation Areas: PRECIPITATION CARBON CYCLE AIR TEMPERATURE SURFACE TEMPERATURE SOIL TEMPERATURE BIOSPHERE BIOMETRY (INCLUDING TREE HEIGHT) LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION GREEN-UP / GREEN-DOWN
The NASA GLOBE Clouds team is excited to highlight Mr. Gary Popiolkowski, a middle school science teacher at Chartiers-Houston Jr./Sr. High School in Houston, PA, USA. Mr. Popiolkowski has been teaching for 44 years and has been a GLOBE teacher since 1995. He has had his students doing cloud observations for the past 18 years, submitting over 15,000 observations! He has also been doing virtual connections with Patumwan Demonstration School in Thailand each year for the past four years. We ask Mr. Popiolkowski how he does it! Here is what he shared: Each period of the day the ...
Posted in: Curriculum: STEM SCIENCE AND MATH Event Topics: OTHER GLOBE Science Topics: SCIENTIST SKILLS GLOBE PROTOCOLS GENERAL SCIENCE Investigation Areas: SURFACE TEMPERATURE CLOUDS Primary Audience: TRAINERS TEACHERS STUDENTS PARTNERS ALUMNI SCIENTISTS COUNTRY COORDINATORS
If you are attending the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) Conference this coming Friday, March 2, 2018 in Lansing, Michigan (United States of America), I welcome you to join myself ( Jeff Bouwman ), David Bydlowski , and Andy Henry . We are excited to present Aerial Exploration of Environmental Study Sites, Using Kites, Cameras and Other Sensors on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM and #GettingScienceDone – Citizen Science on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Aerial Exploration of Environmental Study Sites, Using Kites, Cameras and Other Sensors will ...
Posted in: Curriculum: STEM SCIENCE AND MATH TECHNOLOGY Event Topics: CAMPAIGNS AND PROJECTS (IOPS, ETC) Field Campaigns: SMAP SURFACE TEMPERATURE Investigation Areas: PRECIPITATION AIR TEMPERATURE SOIL MOISTURE - SMAP BLOCK PATTERN SURFACE TEMPERATURE SOIL TEMPERATURE CLOUDS
Sixth Grade Citizen Scientists at Shumate Middle School ( Gibraltar Sc hool District ) in Gibraltar, Michigan (United States of America) truly enjoy observing clouds and taking environmental measurements for The GLOBE Program. Over the course of the school year, each sixth grader will have the opportunity to travel outside to take various environmental measurements. Currently, our sixth grade students are measuring soil moisture, soil, surface, and current temperatures, precipitation, and clouds. While taking surface temperature measurements, students are ...
Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: GLOBE PROTOCOLS Investigation Areas: CLOUDS SURFACE TEMPERATURE