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GLOBE Teachers: AMS DataStreme Project Offers K-12 Teachers Science Courses for Graduate Credit

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The American Meteorological Society (AMS) DataStreme project is a nationwide initiative that provides K-12 teachers the opportunity to take a weather, ocean, or climate science course for graduate credit.

DataStreme Program has major support from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to conduct a Teacher Enhancement Project with a strong leadership component. An innovative set of internet-based distance-learning courses directed towards middle-school teachers, but open to all K-12 teachers, has been developed and is being implemented nationwide. The course, DataStreme Atmosphere - focuses on the study of the atmospheric environment; DataStreme Ocean - explores the ocean in the Earth system;  and  DataStreme Earth's Climate System (ECS) -  incorporates inquiry-based instructional strategies and a holistic concept of Earth from oceanic, atmospheric and terrestrial climate and problem-focused perspectives.

Learn more about DataStreme, including how to:

  • explore each course individually;
  • see the Spring 2016 schedule and other important upcoming dates; and
  • find/print/fill out a DataStreme application form.

Contact John Moore, AMS/GLOBE Implementation Team Leader at or the AMS Education Program,, for further information or to enroll.

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News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office