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Community Blogs

Included below is a feed of the latest blog posts created by the GLOBE Community. To view a tutorial on how you can create a blog click here 

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Check out this awesome resource, by the Forest Service, about trees, forests, climate change, and technology. NATIONAL INQUIRER CLIMATE CHANGE EDITION "Scientists report their research in journals, which are special booklets that enable scientists to share information with one another. This journal, the Natural Inquirer, was created so that scientists can share their research with you and with other middle school students. Each article tells you about scientific research conducted by scientists in the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture." "If you want to know more about the...

Posted in: GLOBE Working Groups: Technology Working Group Evaluation Working Group Science Working Group Education Working Group Primary Audience: Trainers Teachers Students Partners Scientists Alumni Country Coordinators

Across the Public Lab community, people are making their own maps using aerial photos (by balloon mapping, kite mapping, and the like) with the MapKnitter website - which helps people "stitch" or "knit" images into a combined map, using an existing satellite map base layer as a reference. (this post was cross-posted on the Public Lab blog) The core of MapKnitter's interface, the Leaflet.DistortableImage library, is seeing some new life as members of our coding community have started to dig in and make improvements! (This was made possible...

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Check out NASA Langley's newly released story about the recent GLOBE North American Regional Meeting, hosted at NASA Langley, that included a day of training in clouds and aerosols. GLOBE Participants practice using sun photometers at the GLOBE NARM at NASA Langley. Credits: NASA.

Posted in: Curriculum: Science and Math Event Topics: Meetings Workshops GLOBE Science Topics: Earth as a System News Topics: Meetings Training Primary Audience: Trainers Partners Alumni Country Coordinators

My favorite tree comes to life. The coniferous cones of this year and this year's inflorescences. This three is a Alnus glutinosae (black alder). And how are you?

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Grupo de profesores, organizadores, trainers y ayudantes del Taller de GLOBE en el Lago Lácar, San Martín de los Andes, Argentina English version: end of the blog Del 14 al 16 de febrero de 2019 se desarrolló el Taller del Programa GLOBE en la ciudad de San Martín de los Andes, Argentina. Este taller había sido solicitado por algunos docentes que ya conocían algunas actividades pero también se sumaron más profesores. Gracias a la colaboración de muchas personas fue posible realizarlo. Los Supervisores de Media y Técnica de la Zona Sur de la Provincia de Neuquén: Prof. José Raúl...

Posted in: Curriculum: STEM Education Research Science and Math Technology Event Topics: Workshops Investigation Areas: Earth As a System Hydrosphere Pedosphere (Soil) Atmosphere Biosphere Primary Audience: Teachers