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NOAA Office of Education Grant Opportunity
NOAA's Office of Education (OEd) has issued a request for U.S. applications for projects designed to strengthen the public's and/or K-12 students' environmental literacy to improve community resilience to extreme weather events and environmental changes. See information about applicant eligibility and how to obtain more info through an upcoming NOAA webinar.  >>

Get Funding for Your GLOBE School in the European Union through Erasmus Plus
Fund your GLOBE school collaborations through Erasmus Plus (Erasmus+), new EU funding that replaces the former Comenius funding. This is a great opportunity for GLOBE schools willing to share their experience, plan projects and/or organize student exchanges with a partner school/ schools within the GLOBE Europe and Eurasia network.  >>

Feb-2015 Letter-to-the-Community
Feb-2015 Letter-to-the-Community  >>

February 2015 News Brief
February 2015 News Brief  >>

Elementary GLOBE Partners Meeting at NASA Langley
About 30 educators, including some from as far away as Boston and Monterey, Calif., gathered at NASA's Langley Research Center Feb. 24-25 to sharpen techniques for teaching environmental science to youngsters. At the Elementary GLOBE Partner Workshop held at Langley, they compared notes, reviewed materials and refined skills. "We're working to build a community of practice," said Becca Hatheway, who develops educational materials for University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo. "We want to share ideas and support the people doing this work." GLOBE stands for Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment. The program is a worldwide, hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science education effort. It draws strength from partner organizations including NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Science Foundation. NASA Langley has been a GLOBE partner since 2003. Jessica Taylor of the NASA Langley Science Directorate helped host the workshop. She said it was intended to empower those who train the teachers who implement the GLOBE program. "We do teacher trainings fairly often, but this is more like a ‘train the trainer' program," Taylor said. GLOBE provides free educational resources, including a series of children's storybooks to help elementary school students understand Earth system science concepts. Dave Young, director of Langley's Science Directorate, stopped by the workshop to welcome the educators. "We really value what you do," he said. "Part of our mission is getting our message to the youth so we can have that next generation of scientists."  >>

How to Become Involved in the GLOBE Scientist Network
GLOBE invites you to learn about the GLOBE International Scientist Network (GISN)! Register now for upcoming webinars, and access completed webinars, in the five-part GISN Webinar series.  >>

Register for the19th Annual GLOBE Partner Meeting in Los Angeles
The registration site is now open. Don't miss the most exciting GLOBE gathering of 2015.  >>

Website Alert – GLOBE Website will be Read Only from 10–13 April
The GLOBE website will be read only from 10-13 April. Please make a note of this and make accommodations as you will not be able to log in to the website during this time frame.  >>

GLOBE Europe and Eurasia Announces Winners of the Regional GLOBE at My School Photo Competition
GLOBE schools from the Europe and Eurasia Region contributed by more than 600 hundred photos that captured their best moments with GLOBE showing their work, GLOBE study sites and their local environment.  >>