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The NASA GLOBE Clouds team has put together a family guide filled with activities and resources great to do as a family from your home. El equipo NASA GLOBE nubes ha preparado una guía para familias llena de actividades y recursos tremendas para realizar haceren family en tu hogar. Guide in English ( Link ) . Guía en español ( Enlace ) .
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Posted in: Curriculum: STEM EDUCATION RESEARCH LANGUAGE CULTURE AND ARTS SCIENCE AND MATH GLOBE Science Topics: EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE GENERAL SCIENCE @ES GENERAL SCIENCE CLIMATE CHANGE BACKYARD SCIENCE CLIMATE EARTH AS A SYSTEM SCIENTIST SKILLS GLOBE PROTOCOLS GLOBE Working Groups: EVALUATION WORKING GROUP EDUCATION WORKING GROUP TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP SCIENCE WORKING GROUP Investigation Areas: ATMOSPHERE Learning Activities: CLOUD FUN CLOUDSCAPE ATMOSPHERE AND CLIMATE OBSERVING, DESCRIBING, AND IDENTIFYING CLOUDS OBSERVING VISIBILITY AND SKY COLOR ESTIMATING CLOUD COVER News Topics: COMMUNITY LETTERS NEWS BRIEFS Primary Audience: PARTNERS SCIENTISTS ALUMNI COUNTRY COORDINATORS TRAINERS TEACHERS STUDENTS Teacher's Guide: DOCUMENT TYPES INVESTIGATION AREA DOCUMENTS
The GLOBE Observer app (available for iPhones and Android devices) is a new, step-by-step way to submit cloud observations to NASA. Use your GLOBE sign-in information to sync your observations with your GLOBE data entry. Here are some simple tips and tricks on how to better identify clouds while using the app. Your latitude, longitude, and time of day with be filled in automatically by the app! 1. What does your sky look like? Is your sky completely clear with no contrails? Are there clouds or is the sky obscured that it makes it difficult to make any ...
Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: BACKYARD SCIENCE Investigation Areas: CLOUDS Learning Activities: OBSERVING, DESCRIBING, AND IDENTIFYING CLOUDS OBSERVING VISIBILITY AND SKY COLOR ESTIMATING CLOUD COVER Teacher's Guide: UPPER PRIMARY: 3-5 SECONDARY: 9-12 MIDDLE: 6-8 LOWER PRIMARY: K-2
Friday, February 2nd is Groundhog Day and some of us will be waiting to see if Punxsutawney Phil saw a shadow or not! Punxsutawney Phil and other groundhogs have been predicting the arrival of Spring for many years and has intrigued us all. NASA Education Specialist Dr. Anne Weiss NASA Education specialist at NASA Langley Research Center, Dr. Anne Weiss, was gathering cloud and temperature data while visiting her nephews (3rd, 5th, and 8th grade) when they got talking about Punxsutawney Phil. Her nephews were questioning if Punxsutawney Phil’s forecast would affect ...
Posted in: Curriculum: EDUCATION RESEARCH SCIENCE AND MATH GLOBE Science Topics: GENERAL SCIENCE SCIENTIST SKILLS BACKYARD SCIENCE GLOBE PROTOCOLS Investigation Areas: CLOUDS Learning Activities: ESTIMATING CLOUD COVER Primary Audience: TRAINERS TEACHERS STUDENTS
One of the things I do as a GLOBE partner is facilitate workshops for educators. When I facilitate a workshop for credit, I always require a short reflection. I use reflection because when teachers, like all of us, stop and think about what they learned the learning is deeper and more relevant. And, candidly, they are more likely to implement GLOBE into their classrooms. To give participants direction in their reflecting, I use the 4 R model of reflection: review, relate, remark, revise. - Review. Participants review and summarize one salient aspect of the workshop . ...
Posted in: Curriculum: ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION LANGUAGE CULTURE AND ARTS SCIENCE AND MATH Event Topics: WORKSHOPS GLOBE Science Topics: GLOBE PROTOCOLS Investigation Areas: CLOUDS Learning Activities: CLOUD WATCH OBSERVING, DESCRIBING, AND IDENTIFYING CLOUDS ESTIMATING CLOUD COVER Primary Audience: TRAINERS TEACHERS PARTNERS COUNTRY COORDINATORS Teacher's Guide: UPPER PRIMARY: 3-5