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12/30/2019U.S. Teachers/Partners: 2019-2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Application Cycle Open
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. The Awards were established by Congress in 1983. Every year, PAEMST selects up to six finalists at the state level. Nominations close on 01 March; applications for teachers of grades K-6 are open through 01 May. >>
12/30/2019GISN Accepting Early Career STEM Professionals – Paying it Forward Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: The GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) is accepting early career STEM professionals. This GISN subgroup will consist of members who are upper-level undergraduate or master's students pursuing a degree in a STEM field, as well as recent graduates who are working in STEM fields who have less than five years’ experience. >>
12/23/2019Have Questions About GLOBE? Check Out These FAQs – Assistance Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: GLOBE community members – as you explore GLOBE, keep in mind that there are many answers already available to you on the website. >>
12/19/20192020 U.S. Student Research Symposia Locations and Dates
The GLOBE Program is gearing up for the 2020 U.S. Regional Student Research Symposia (SRS). Students in 5th to 12th grade from across the United States have the opportunity to come together at one of six face-to-face regional SRS events in order to share the results of field investigations using GLOBE program protocols or data from the GLOBE database. SRS are held in the spring of each year. >>
12/19/2019The Next Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Intensive Observation Period Takes Place During January – Focus on Land Cover
The next Intensive Observation Period (IOP) for the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign takes place during the month of January. The focus of this IOP will be on land cover. >>
12/18/2019Recent Article: “Making Science Come Alive with Clouds” Offers Tips on Using GLOBE Observer App in the Classroom
A recent article, “Making Science Come Alive with Clouds,” written by Marilé Colón Robles, Jeffrey Bouwman, and Caryn Smith-Long, offers tips on how to use the GLOBE Observer App in the classroom in order to obtain clouds observations. The article was published in the November/December issue of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Journal. >>
12/16/2019GLOBE Community: The Teacher’s Guide is Searchable – Learning GLOBE Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Did you know that the Teacher’s Guide is searchable by protocol, learning activity, grade band, and standards? It is – and you can begin your search today, by clicking here! >>
12/13/2019GLOBE Needs Your Help Planning the Science Protocol Trainings Offered During the 25th Anniversary GLOBE Annual Meeting
GLOBE needs you to help shape the 25th Anniversary Annual Meeting. Please complete this survey by 15 December to let us know: 1) your favorite GLOBE protocol; and 2) one GLOBE protocol that you would like to learn. >>
12/13/2019Teachers: Have Your Students Engage in Engineering Practices through New “Drone Science Mission Board Game”
Teachers (upper elementary through high school): Have your students engage in engineering practices through the new “Drone Science Mission Board Game,” developed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Center for Science Education, a GLOBE partner. >>
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