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11/03/2011
Your Experiment, 250 Miles Above Earth, for the World to See
NASA, Google and YouTube have teamed up to create an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Students from around the world, age 14-18, are invited to submit a two-minute video in which they explain their idea for a science experiment to be conducted on the International Space Station.  >>

10/31/2011
Learn About Satellite Data Collection through New iPhone App
The new Satellite Insight app for iPhones and other iOS devices is now available on iTunes. This is the very first iPhone app from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in partnership with NASA. It's free. It's challenging. It's fun. But be forewarned –early reviews say it's also addictive.  >>

10/31/2011
Announcing the 2012 Annual Partner Meeting in Minneapolis
The 16th GLOBE Annual Partner Meeting will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA, from 16 – 20 July 2012. It will be held on the campus of St. Catherine University and will be hosted by GLOBE Partner Tony Murphy. The 2012 Annual Meeting will provide an opportunity to accredit more Trainers and Master Trainers. Put the dates on your calendars and stay tuned for more information.  >>

10/31/2011
New GLOBE Website - Update
A buzz is in the air at The GLOBE Program Office. In a few short months, GLOBE will launch its new website. It will change the way our global community of teachers, students and scientists interact with one another, enter meaningful data and learn.  >>

10/28/2011
Thanks to All Student Climate Research Campaign Participants
Thank you to the over one hundred schools contributing to and joining the GLOBE Student Climate Research Campaign that launched on 12 September! You have entered atmosphere data as a part of the Great Global Investigation of Climate and scientists in the GLOBE Program office are using that data to monitor and research climate. We will share more details on that work in the coming months.  >>

10/24/2011
EPA 2011 Presidential Awards for Environmental Educators
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the 2011 Presidential Innovation Awards for Environmental Educators Program. The program, which will be implemented through a partnership between the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and EPA, recognizes outstanding K–12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a context for learning for their students.  >>

10/24/2011
Global Teachers Fellowships
Up to 25 fellowships will be awarded in 2012 to support the professional and personal development of rural teachers in the U.S. If you are a GLOBE teacher living in a rural area, this is an opportunity for you. Visit the Rural Trust's Global Teacher Fellowship website for more details and application information.  >>

10/24/2011
NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program Now Accepting Applications
Are you an educator interested in doing research from a ship on the ocean? Would your GLOBE classroom benefit from your professional development in marine science? If so, explore the opportunities offered by the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Teacher at Sea program, now accepting applications until 30 November 2011.  >>

10/21/2011
Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision
Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision is a fun science competition that encourages students of all grade levels to imagine what technology might be like in the future. Teachers, have your students choose a technology that is relevant today; have them examine how it works and how, when and why it was invented. Then have them imagine the technology 20 years from now. By developing a project, students can explore the current state of technology and then conceptualize and research how it might work in the future. They can win substantial prizes, too. Open to students of the United States, U.S. Territories and Canada.  >>

10/21/2011
UNEP Champions of the Earth Awards
the United Nations' flagship environment award that recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship and civil society action. The prize seeks to honor men and women whose actions and leadership have made a positive impact on the environment.  >>