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02/13/2020December 2019 GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect-Surface Temperature Field Campaign Wrap-up
The December 2019 GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign wrapped up, with 4,248 observations submitted from 126 schools. Over 50 percent of the data was submitted in the final two weeks of December >>
02/13/2020Judges Needed for the 2020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium – Volunteer Today!
The GLOBE Program is looking for volunteers to help score projects for the 2020 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS). The IVSS is a way for students from all over the world to showcase their hard work. With GLOBE, students learn the practices of science through hands-on investigations in their own communities, sparking their curiosity and interest in science. This often leads to inquiries that help solve real-world problems and further understanding of our global environment. >>
02/12/2020Today (12 Feb): U.S. Teacher Watercooler/2020 IVSS Webinar
On Wednesday, 12 February, at 3:00 p.m. EST, Sarah Parsons from the GIO Education Team, will host a webinar to discuss recent news, and provide information on how to submit reports and on judging. >>
02/11/2020Today (11 Feb) UHIE-Surface Temperature Webinar: “Let’s See What is Making Your Neighborhood SO HOT!”
Join the Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign Webinar #3 on 11 February (8:00 p.m. EST): “Let’s See What is Making Your Neighborhood SO HOT!” >>
02/10/2020Explore Zika Zine – Then Make Your Own Zika Zine Comic!
The fictional mosquitoes in the Zika Zine do the same sorts of things as real Aedes mosquitoes, which carry the Zika virus. Read the Zine to learn how Aedes mosquitoes live, and you’ll discover how to reduce the number of places where mosquitoes can survive. You’ll also find out how citizen scientists are helping NASA by documenting mosquito habitats with GLOBE Observer. >>
02/10/2020GLOBE Community: Are You a “GLOBE Star?” Share Your Story – Inspiration Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Are you a GLOBE Star? GLOBE Stars are stories of projects, people and extraordinary activities being conducted around the world in connection to GLOBE. These are our GLOBE Stars, the bright lights that spark our imagination and inspire us with news of GLOBE at work in the world. If so, GLOBE wants to hear all about it! Send your story of people, projects, or activities to share on the GLOBE website. >>
02/07/2020GLOBE Welcomes New Partnering Country: Slovak Republic
On 31 December 2019, the Minister of Environment of the Slovak Republic, László Sólymos, and, on behalf of NASA, the Honorable Bridget Brink, U.S. Ambassador (U.S. Embassy Bratislava), signed an agreement to implement The GLOBE Program in the Slovak Republic. Špirála Network of Environmental education Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) will serve as the Country Coordinator. >>
02/06/2020Today (06 Feb) GLOBE Mission Mosquito Webinar: “What to Do With Your Mosquito Data?”
On Thursday, 06 February, at 5:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. UTC), GLOBE Mission Mosquito will be hosting a webinar, “What to Do With Your Mosquito Data?” >>
02/05/2020Three Countries Celebrate Their Anniversary with The GLOBE Program in February
Congratulations to the three GLOBE countries celebrating anniversaries of successful GLOBE implementation during the month of February. >>
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