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04/23/2020Today (23 April): NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative Presents “Explore Earth: CCRI – Urban Heat Islands” Webinar
An upcoming webinar, “”Explore Earth: CCRI – Urban Heat Islands” is geared toward educators in grades 9-12. The webinar will take place on Thursday, 23 April at 3:00 p.m. PT. Participants will learn about a unit plan recently approved by SMD Product review for students in grades 9-12 that uses innovative technology to understand the changing climate in urban areas and create solutions to the ongoing environmental problems in cities. The unit utilizes a variety of resources, such as NASA EOSDIS Worldview, Terra MODIS data, GLOBE, NASA Scientific Visualization Studio videos, NASA Climate Kids games, and more. >>
04/22/2020Happy Earth Day! Send a Greeting to GLOBE Community Members Around the World Via Padlet – It’s Easy!
Want to send a message of inspiration, encouragement, and support to your fellow GLOBE community members? The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) is asking community members to post greetings or a congratulatory 25th Anniversary message on a common online wall – a “padlet” or message board. >>
04/22/2020Tune In This Morning (22 April) for GLOBE/NASA Earth Day Celebrations
Earth Day 2020 is special for many reasons. It is the 25th Anniversary of The GLOBE Program, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day; and, as you know, the first Earth Day that will be celebrated around the world indoors! >>
04/21/2020Today (21 April) UHIE-Surface Temperature Field Campaign Webinar: “What Can YOU Do to NOT Make Your Neighborhood SO HOT?”
Join the Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign Webinar #4 on 21 April (8:00 p.m. EDT): “What Can YOU Do to NOT Make Your Neighborhood SO HOT?” >>
04/16/2020Have Your Checked Out GLOBE’s New Virtual Exchange Program/Toolkit?
In 2020, GLOBE worked to create a way community members could connect virtually and learn about – and share about – GLOBE-related educational and scientific activities taking place around the world: the GLOBE Virtual Exchange Program. >>
04/15/2020Stay Up to Date with: “GLOBE in the Time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic” Website Page
A page has been added to the GLOBE website in response to extreme challenges to the GLOBE community stemming from the global novel coronavirus pandemic. >>
04/14/2020Check Out New Video and Recent Blog, “Comparing Existing GLOBE Tree Height Data and ICESat-2 Satellite Data”
GLOBE Community: Read the recent Community Blog written by Brian Campbell, NASA Senior Earth Science Education Specialist, “Comparing Existing GLOBE Tree Height Data and ICESat 2 Satellite Data.” >>
04/14/2020U.S. Community: Register for Virtual Release of The Nation’s Report Card in Civics, Geography, and U.S. History: 23 April
The National Assessment Governing Board and the National Center for Education Statistics cordially invite you to the virtual release of The Nation's Report Cards in civics, geography, and U.S. history on Thursday, April 23. >>
04/13/2020GLOBE Community: Miss a GLOBE News Brief? Check Out the Archives – Staying Up-to-Date Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: GLOBE Community – If you happen to miss one of GLOBE’s monthly News Briefs, or you want to go back and re-read information about the program, you can easily catch up and stay informed. >>
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