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Energy from the Sun warms our planet, and changes in sunlight can also cause changes in temperature, clouds, and wind. Clouds are ever changing and give you clues and information on what is happening in the atmosphere. Eclipses provide a natural experiment, in which the Sun’s light is blocked from Earth for a brief period in time, allowing us to observe the effects of that sudden change. Read...


Posted in: Curriculum: STEM GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change GLOBE Protocols Earth as a System Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Atmosphere » Clouds Earth As a System Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers

A new resource is now available created by GLOBE educator Mr. Roger Rose (@rrose) as part of his NASA internship in 2023 titled, GLOBE Atmosphere Clouds and NGSS. This document compares portions of the clouds protocol to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for elementary and middle school with tips and resources to use in the classroom.  The document is available on the resources...


Posted in: Curriculum: Science and Math STEM GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate GLOBE Protocols Scientist Skills Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Primary Audience: Country Coordinators Partners Teachers Trainers

¡Las novedades trimestrales de NASA GLOBE Nubes están disponibles! Próximamente: Reto de Nubes 2024 El equipo se complace en anunciar que en 2024 tendremos un Reto de Nubes centrado en cómo cambian las nubes a lo largo del día. Finaliza la primera misión satelital Lidar de larga duración CALIPSO CALIPSO (Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations, por sus siglas en...


Posted in: Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Atmosphere » Clouds

The NASA GLOBE Clouds Quarterly Update is available for December, January, February 2023-2024! Coming Soon: Cloud Challenge 2024 The team is excited to announce that in 2024 we will have a Cloud Challenge focused on how clouds change throughout the day. First Long-Duration Lidar Satellite Mission CALIPSO Ends CALIPSO (Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations), a...


Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change GLOBE Protocols Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Atmosphere » Clouds News Topics: News Briefs Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers

The September/October/November 2023 NASA GLOBE Clouds Quarterly Update is now available! Find out how to sign up for NASA GLOBE Clouds communications in Spanish. Join our GLOBE Observer Connect series on October 5 at 8pm ET to learn about changes in the atmosphere and animal behaviors during an eclipse. Learn how to create a family emergency plan in case of extreme weather. Check out our “GLOBE...


Posted in: GLOBE Science Topics: Climate