06/05/2018Today (05 June) is World Environment Day –Time to Beat Plastic Pollution
The theme of this year’s World Environment Day, 05 June, is “Beat Plastic Pollution.” World Environment Day is the United Nation’s most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. >>
05/30/2018Can Students Affect Water Quality? Join the Phase III ENSO SODA Webinar Tomorrow (31 May): “Live from Mahopac High School”
The next Phase III GLOBE ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) Student Research Campaign SODA (Short Observation and Data Analysis) webinar will be held on Thursday, 31 May, at 2:00 p.m. EDT (6:00 p.m. UTC): “LIVE from Mahopac High School, Pre- and Post-Pond Sites, Mahopac New York, USA.” >>
05/29/2018GLOBE Community: GLOBE Materials Available in Multiple Languages – Comprehension Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Many GLOBE materials have been translated, and are available, in multiple languages. This includes translations of the Teacher’s Guide, Elementary GLOBE, and GLOBE resources. >>
05/27/2018GLOBE Teacher Training Hosted in Paderborn Germany
The world`s largest computer museum in Paderborn Germany hosted a GLOBE teacher training covering atmosphere and hydrology protocols. The event was organized by GLOBE Deutschland, and took place on 25 April. >>
05/23/2018NOAA’s Adopt a Drifter Program Engages Schools in Ocean Climate Science – Adopt a Drifter Today!
The mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Adopt a Drifter Program (ADP) is to establish scientific partnerships between schools around the world and to engage students in activities and communication about ocean climate science. GLOBE schools are invited to adopt a drifter today! >>
05/22/2018U.S. GLOBE Partners Highlight Accomplishments at 2018 North America Regional Meeting
The Purdue University GLOBE Partnership hosted the North America Regional Meeting (NARM) and a Pedosphere Train-the-Trainer 26-29 March 2018 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. >>
05/21/2018Join the GLOBE Community: eTraining Availabe Now – Protocol Training Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: 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. Thanks to eTraining, teachers can join the GLOBE community today! >>
05/18/2018U.S. Department of State Highlights GLOBE Scientist Helping Citizen Scientists Act as “Agents of Change” in Battle Against Zika
A recent DipNote blog (the official blog of the U.S. Department of State) highlighted a long-time GLOBE Earth Scientist, Russanne (Rusty) Low, and her innovative project to teach citizen scientists to roll down their sleeves and engage in the battle against infectious disease outbreaks – including the current Zika outbreak – with the help of the GLOBE Observer App. >>