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02/25/2020Join the 04 March U.S. Regional SRS Webinar on GLOBE Visualization System
Join the U.S. SRS webinar on 04 March (Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. EST). During this webinar, participants will learn how to use the GLOBE Visualization System in order to view and interact with data measured across the world. Participants will find out how to map, graph, filter, and export data. Graphs from the Visualization System can be exported and used on your GLOBE research poster. >>
02/25/2020U.S. Department of State Blog, “Crowd-sourcing Diplomacy” Highlights GLOBE and the Zika Education and Prevention Project
A recent blog by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, “Crowd-sourcing Diplomacy” (21 January 2020) highlights the work of The GLOBE Program and the GLOBE Zika and Education Prevention Project to empower children around the world to combat disease outbreaks. >>
02/24/2020Analyzing Data Webinar – Analyzing Research Data Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Determining the best way to analyze your GLOBE data can be daunting. What type of graph is best? How many graphs? What statistics? GLOBE Partner Rich Wagner (Metropolitan State University of Denver) has great advice in this recorded webinar, and also gives examples from SRS projects and the comments from their reviewers. >>
02/21/2020U.S. Sophomores/Juniors: 2020 SEES Summer Internship Opportunity Deadline 01 March
The United States GLOBE program is accepting applications for a GLOBE intern at the STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) 2020 Summer High School Intern Program. This opportunity is open to U.S. GLOBE high school Sophomores and Juniors. Application deadline is 01 March. >>
02/19/2020Today (19 Feb) Trees Challenge 2020: Make Every Tree Count – Training Webinar
A package of resources to support informal educators and GLOBE schools is being assembled. The package includes information about trees and NASA science, connections to local tree science relevant to your community, ideas about how to manage a Trees Challenge, learning activities, and other resources. This package will be introduced in a training webinar on 19 February, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST (19:00 to 20:30 UTC). The webinar will be recorded and provided for reference on this page. >>
02/18/2020Today (18 Feb): Trees Around the GLOBE Webinar “Trees Around Greenbelt, Maryland: Exploring Past and Present Imagery"
The Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign webinar “Trees Around Greenbelt, Maryland: Exploring Past and Present Imagery, From a Scientist’s Perspective”, will be held on Tuesday, 18 February (3:00 p.m. EST/8:00 p.m. UTC). >>
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!” >>
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