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Water Bodies Challenge


GLOBE Europe and Eurasia invites all students to celebrate water we can see around us. Observe lake, river, stream, spring, seashore or any other water body and tell us about significance of the water area for the environment and for the community as well.

Dates: March 22 (World Water Day) – April 22 (Earth Day)

 

How to participate in Water Bodies Challenge

Make a video or create a StoryMap online about lake, stream, river, spring, seashore or any other water body you have close to your home. You can as well do both and upload your video to your StoryMap!

Submit both through an online form by April 22.

Participants who will meet the requirements will receive a GLOBE certificate and badge!

The best videos and StoryMaps will be presented to the international community on May 19 online meeting.

Student Video Requirements

  • Maximum 2 min long video

  • Mention GLOBE Program and answer the following questions in the video: 

    • Why do you like to observe the water body you selected or collect data there?

    • What is the importance of the water body for environment and community?

  • You can shoot your video in English or in your own language. In both cases, add English subtitles to the video or write down the transcript of what was said on the video.

  • Send us a media release form signed by each adult and by a parent of each student in the video. 

StoryMap Requirements:

  • Mention GLOBE Program and answer the following questions in the StoryMap: 

    • Why do you like to observe the water body you selected or collect data there?

    • What is the importance of the water body for environment and community?

  • Add at least 3 images of the water body to your StoryMap

  • Add a map of the area where water body is located

  • StoryMap should be in English

A nice example of a StoryMap created by St.Michael´s School, St. Venera, Malta: https://arcg.is/iy1PG

Create your own at https://storymaps.arcgis.com/

 

Download

Invitation - leaflet

Banner for social media

How to make a good video

Presentation

 

Watch the recording of the webinar "GLOBE Celebrates Water"

We talked about how to make and submit a student video, how to create a StoryMap and what resources GLOBE offers to learn about water.

 

Contact

Europe and Eurasia GLOBE Program Region Coordination Office

ee.region.globe@gmail.com​​​

 

Event Topics: Campaigns and Projects (IOPs, etc)

Events origin: Europe and Eurasia


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