K-12 GLOBE Online Training for Eco-Schools Pilot Project Runs Through 18 May! Register Today!
An online course for those who want to become a GLOBE teacher and incorporate The GLOBE Program as part of their students’ progress toward sustainability runs through 18 May. The course is self-paced and is being presented by Eco-Schools, GLOBE, and SciStarter through the National Wildlife University online learning platform. Register today!
- Who: Any person who uses or will soon be using the Eco-Schools USA program with students in grades K-12.
- What: An online course for those who want to become a GLOBE teacher and incorporate the GLOBE Program as a part of their students’ progress toward sustainability.
- When: The pilot runs from Wednesday, April 13th – Wednesday, May 18th. The course is self-paced within the specified dates.
- Where: Register on Wildlife University. The online course is presented by Eco-Schools, GLOBE, and SciStarter through the National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife University online learning platform.
- Why: The online course is being developed for teachers wanting to engage their students in Green STEM, with learning opportunities that are scientifically rigorous and provide students the ability to address sustainability through service learning.
- Expectation: Forty schools will receive science equipment necessary for students to conduct the GLOBE Protocols from Youth Learning As Citizen Environmental Scientists, YLACES. In exchange for the free tools students in grades 5-12 are expected to enter a minimum of 10 Soil Moisture Active Passive, SMAP measurements and 4 weeks of precipitation data or for teachers of students in grades K-4, 4 weeks of surface temperature and precipitation data.
News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office