News - NASA Langley Research Center
04/28/2014View the GLOBE Earth Day Video
On Earth Day 1994, plans were announced for a new program called GLOBE and in the two decades since then, GLOBE has grown into a vibrant community throughout the entire world. You can understand why Earth Day is always such a significant day for us. For all of you around the world, we created this special tribute to our wonderful GLOBE community. >>
04/27/2014SciGirls: Science for Girls!
SciGirls, largely funded by the National Science Foundation, has developed a series of public television programs highlighting the processes of science and engineering and offers girls a glimpse of exciting STEM career possibilities. Find links to the programs here. >>
04/17/20142014 Thacher Environmental Prize
NASA satellites and other observing instruments are vital to monitoring environmental changes. The 2014 Thacher Environmental Research Contest, sponsored by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, challenges U.S. high school students to submit research projects focused on the use of remote sensing and analysis tools. >>
04/01/20142014 GLE and Annual Partner Meeting in India - Registration Open
Registration for the 2014 GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE), and 18th Annual GLOBE Partner Meeting is open! Join us in the GLOBE community's most exciting event of 2014, in New Delhi, from 3 – 8 August. >>
03/27/2014New and Revised Website Features Coming!
A new and improved Honor Roll system will be available on the GLOBE website. The original recognition system was termed the GLOBE Chief Scientist's Honor Roll. The GLOBE Science Honor Roll is a way for GLOBE to recognize the data contributions of GLOBE students and schools. Additionally, in response to the great feedback we have received from the GLOBE community, a number of enhancements have been added to the Workshop, and News and Events applications. >>
03/18/2014The GLOBE Kids meet Afterschool at 21CCLC
NASA Langley Research Center hosted a session on Elementary GLOBE at Virginia's 21st Century Community Learning Centers Conference. Participants met GLOBE storybook characters Simon, Anita, and Dennis and saw how their adventures take them on a journey through science. Providers learned about how the GLOBE characters pose questions, make observations, collect data, and arrive at conclusions. These science practice skills are modeled throughout the stories and are a great way to incorporate science in informal learning settings. >>
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