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06/05/2019Today (05 June): GLOBE Mission Mosquito Education Webinar #8: “Check Out the Buzz”
Educators – Join the GLOBE Mission Mosquito (GMM) Field Measurement Campaign Webinar #8 “Check Out the Buzz” on Wednesday, 05 June, at 2:00 p.m. ET. >>
06/05/2019Recent New York Academy of Sciences Article, “Wisdom of the Crowd: Citizen Science in the Digital Age” Highlights GLOBE’s Enduring Efforts
A recent article published by The New York Academy of Science (NYAS), “Wisdom of the Crowd: Citizen Science in the Digital Age,” highlights The GLOBE Program and the enduring value of the program’s data-collection efforts. >>
06/04/2019Thirteen Countries Celebrate Anniversary with The GLOBE Program in June
Congratulations to the 13 GLOBE countries celebrating anniversaries of successful GLOBE implementation during the month of June. >>
06/03/2019GLOBE Community: What Are GLOBE’s Impacts Around the World? Find Out!
Tip of the Week: Did you know that you the international GLOBE network has grown to include representatives from over 121 participating countries and over 131 U.S. Partners coordinating GLOBE activities that are integrated into their local and regional communities? How about the fact that GLOBE students have contributed over 167 million measurements to the GLOBE database for use in their inquiry-based science projects? >>
05/30/2019Check Out the New “GLOBE Teams” Page! Create/Join Location-Based Teams to Track Data-Collection Efforts
GLOBE Community: If you are a GLOBE account holder, you can now create and join teams of people, called “GLOBE Teams,” which will enable you to track your group’s data-collection efforts. GLOBE Teams can be used to set up a competition, coordinate a community’s citizen science efforts, support an educational or corporate initiative, or simply enable a group of people to work together. >>
05/30/2019U.S. Teachers: Thank You for Participating in the 2019 Teacher Watercoolers
U.S. GLOBE Teachers: The GLOBE Program would like to thank you for participating in the 2019 Teacher Watercoolers, which focused on sharing ways GLOBE teachers around the country use GLOBE with their students. >>
05/29/20192019 IVSS Update: Record Number of Projects Submitted; Stipend Drawing Winners Announced
The deadline for submitting projects to the 2019 International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) was 10 April – and GLOBE received a record number of projects! There were 235 projects, from 26 countries, submitted. In addition, 114 judges provided feedback on more than three projects. Virtual badges have been posted, and feedback and certificates have been sent to teachers. >>
05/29/2019Today (29 May) GLOBE Mission Mosquito Citizen Science Webinar #5: “Mosquitoes on the Landscape”
Citizen Scientists – Join the GLOBE Mission Mosquito (GMM) Field Measurement Campaign webinar ”Mosquitoes on the Landscape” on Wednesday, 29 May, at 2:00 p.m. ET (7:00 p.m. UTC). >>
05/28/2019Teachers? Are You Ready to Get Trained in GLOBE Protocols – Connecting to a World-wide Community Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Teachers! You can connect your students to an international network of students, teachers, and scientists to learn more about our shared environment. For a school to fully participate in The GLOBE Program, at least one teacher must be trained in GLOBE science measurement protocols and education activities by attending a GLOBE Teacher Workshop. >>
05/20/2019GLOBE Community: Have You Seen GLOBE’s Recent YouTube Offerings? Catching Up With GLOBE Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Have you visited GLOBE YouTube page lately? If not, it can provide an entertaining opportunity to catch up on GLOBE community efforts from around the world. (for example, click here to check out “The GLOBE Program: A Year in Pictures” which highlights community efforts from Earth Day 2018 through Earth Day 2019!) >>
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