New GLOBE eTraining Protocols Now Available
Several new GLOBE eTraining materials have now been added to the GLOBE Website. GLOBE eTraining provides the opportunity for new and existing GLOBE users to complete science protocol training at anytime, anywhere. GLOBE eTraining consists of multiple downloadable training modules, interactive digital field and lab experiences, online assessments for each module, and access to support through online discussion forums. In addition to the Introduction to GLOBE module, there are also modules covering atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and soil (pedosphere).
New Training materials include:
- Soil infiltration
- Soil Bulk Density
- Soil Characterization
- Soil Moisture Gravimetric
- Selecting and Defining a Soil Characterization Site
- Salinity Using a Hydrometer
- Salinity Using the Titration Method
- Dissolved Oxygen Using a Meter
- Dissolved Oxygen Using a Kit
- Mosquito Larvae
In order to enter GLOBE data on this website or through the GLOBE data entry app, GLOBE users must complete the necessary training either by attending a GLOBE workshop or by completing the required online eTraining modules and assessment tests in this section. Once your training is complete, you will be ready to start entering your measurements and will be joining a community of thousands teachers around the world!
Existing GLOBE teachers can continue to expand their GLOBE protocol knowledge by completing additional modules and assessment tests. Click on the Existing GLOBE Teachers in order to learn which tests are required to become certified in a particular GLOBE protocol.
Want to get started today? A summary document about GLOBE eTraining is available for download.
In order to make sure that these resources improve over time, the GLOBE Implementation Office would like your input, including corrections, connections, and additional content ideas. Please complete the eTraining Community Feedback form (which is located on the left menu bar on the Protocol eTraining page).type: globe-news
News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office