GISN Webinars

GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) Webinars

The GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) is a global community where scientists mentor students and teachers, present scientific ideas, and/or collaborate on scientific research. The GISN hosts webinars that provide tools and tips for scientists interacting with teachers and students. Please see the "Official 2015 GISN Webinars Welcome" by Dr. Tony Murphy, Director of the GLOBE Implementation Office.

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Webinar 1: The nuts and bolts of using GLOBE to do outreach and education

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This webinar goes over some basic information about the GISN such as how to apply and ways to participate. Timestamps of topics and relevant links listed below.

Time Item Links
00:37 Agenda  
00:55 What is GLOBE?
2:14 GISN Overview
04:43 Members
07:07 GLOBE Accounts (creating, eTraining, editing)

Create account:


Webinar on changing name on account:

11:37 Applying to the GISN
13:43 Ways to Participate
17:07 Writing a Blog Post on

Blogging tutorial:

19:36 Proposing a Field Campaign



21:00 Volunteering at GLOBE Events



Annual Meetings:


24:34 GISN Resources
27:29 Member Activity Form
28:48 How to Partner with GLOBE



31:48 Find a Project Collaborator Tool
Webinar 2: How to use GLOBE Earth system science data in your research and teaching  Did you know that GLOBE scientists use student data to further their own scientific investigations? Click on each of the screens below to learn how GLOBE scientists incorporate student data in their research and teaching.


Dr. Mullica Jaroensutasinee and Dr. Krisanadej Jaroensutasinee from GLOBE Thailand present their Mosquito protocol, research, and educational activities with students.


Bára Semerákóva from GLOBE Europe and Eurasia discusses the GLOBE Europe Aerosols Campaign.


Dr. Todd Ellis of the NASA CloudSat satellite mission discusses how he uses GLOBE as a tool for inquiry in undergraduate classes.


Travis Andersen of the GLOBE Implementation Offices discusses GLOBE data quality.

Webinar 3: Role Model Training


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GLOBE's Dr. Julie Malmberg shares role model training materials for outreach in K-12 settings, ranging from SciGirls, Tech Bridge, and GLOBE materials.

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Webinar 5: How to do Outreach

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GLOBE's Dr. Julie Malmberg presents sample outreach activities for classroom engagement in K-12 and undergraduate settings, including SciGirls and GLOBE materials.

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Previous GISN Webinars: Click on the image to view recorded webinars in YouTube.

Youtube thumbnail of 26 March 2013 webinar

Adventures of a Scientist in the K-12 Classroom

Dr. Lin Chambers shares lessons learned from her experiences speaking with students from kindergarten through high school, in multiple states and on three continents, in two and a half languages, in person and through virtual connections since 1997. Lin is a phsycial scientist in the Science Directorate at the NASA Langley Research Center, where she leads the S'COOL Project and MY NASA DATA. She was the Contrail Scientist for The GLOBE Program from 2003-2006.

Youtube thumbnail of 15 January 2013 webinar

Meaningful Teacher-Scientist Relationships: How to Make It Work

K-12 schools are very different from the university and research world, and working with a teacher or visiting a classroom can be very intimidating. In this webinar, Einstein Fellow and Enviornmental Science Teacher Linsday Knippenberg shares ideas for planning classroom visits, collaborating while in the field, and building a lasting, two-way partnership between the teacher and scientist.