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Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: BACKYARD SCIENCE CLIMATE GLOBE PROTOCOLS Investigation Areas: ATMOSPHERE CLOUDS EARTH AS A SYSTEM PRECIPITATION News Topics: REGIONS TRAINING NEWS BRIEFS Primary Audience: TEACHERS TRAINERS
The newest satellite to monitor global sea level is ready for its journey into space. Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor the global ocean, is scheduled to launch on Saturday, Nov. 21. Will you be watching? Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich , the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor our oceans, is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. The satellite will be followed in 2025 by its twin, Sentinel-6B. Together, the pair is tasked with extending our nearly ...
Posted in: Curriculum: EDUCATION RESEARCH SCIENCE AND MATH TECHNOLOGY STEM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION Field Campaigns: SEASONS AND BIOMES WATERSHEDS EL NIÑO GPM GLOBE Science Topics: CLIMATE CLIMATE CHANGE DATA INCLUDED GENERAL SCIENCE EARTH AS A SYSTEM EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE SCIENTIST SKILLS GLOBE Working Groups: SCIENCE WORKING GROUP EDUCATION WORKING GROUP TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP DEI WORKING GROUP Investigation Areas: ATMOSPHERE WATER VAPOR EARTH AS A SYSTEM PRECIPITATION WATER TEMPERATURE GREEN-UP / GREEN-DOWN LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION Learning Activities: S2: WHAT ARE SOME FACTORS THAT AFFECT SEASONAL PATTERNS? S4: MODELING THE REASONS FOR SEASONAL CHANGE S5: SEASONAL CHANGE ON LAND AND WATER LC2: REPRESENTING THE STUDY SITE IN A DIAGRAM LC3: USING GRAPHS TO SHOW CONNECTIONS WE'RE ALL CONNECTED: EARTH SYSTEM INTERACTIONS S3: HOW DO SEASONAL TEMP PATTERNS VARY AMONG DIFFERENT WORLD REGIONS? WATER WALK MODEL A CATCHMENT BASIN PRACTICING YOUR PROTOCOLS WATER DETECTIVES MODEL YOUR WATER BALANCE MEASURE UP WATER WONDERS Primary Audience: ALUMNI COUNTRY COORDINATORS PARTNERS SCIENTISTS STUDENTS TEACHERS TRAINERS Student Research Reports: STANDARD RESEARCH REPORT U.S. STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIA (SRS) MISSION EARTH REPORT MISSION MOSQUITO REPORT
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 ...
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
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
Please welcome Haley Wicklein from the NH Leitzel Center GLOBE Partnership as a guest blogger. Haley is very familiar with GLOBE through her work on the GLOBE Carbon Cycle project. She was an elementary school science specialist and has now returned to the University of New Hampshire! There are new GLOBE Weather Stations at work at six schools in NH! This fall, Jen Bourgeault and I traveled to schools across New Hampshire to help install GLOBE Weather Stations. With these stations, the students will monitor soil and air temperature, relative humidity, and rainfall as they ...
Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: GENERAL SCIENCE SCIENTIST SKILLS Investigation Areas: PRECIPITATION AIR TEMPERATURE RELATIVE HUMIDITY ATMOSPHERE Primary Audience: TEACHERS Teacher's Guide: SITE DEFINITION SHEET
This week we welcome long-time friend of GLOBE, Dr. Peggy LeMone, Chief Scientist for the GLOBE Program from 2003-2009, as our guest blogger. Dr. LeMone is currently working in the field of weather and cloud formation at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Originally posted at http://spark.ucar.edu/blog/measuring-rainfall on September 23, 2013. Dr. Peggy LeMone, Credit: UCAR Dr. Peggy LeMone is an NCAR Senior Scientist who studies weather and cloud formation. For more information about her research, visit Peggy's home page . A ...
Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: BACKYARD SCIENCE Investigation Areas: PRECIPITATION