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12/30/2020Recent Article Highlights Fun Science-at-Home Opportunities Using the GLOBE Observer App
A recent article, “Engaging Families with GLOBE Observer,” written by Theresa Schwerin, Heather A. Fischer, and Heather Mortimer, highlights the “educational” and “fun” contributions of citizen scientists from around the world using the GLOBE Observer app. >>
12/29/2020U.S. GLOBE Teachers/Partners: Join January Watercoolers (Beginning 04 January) – Sign Up to Present!
U.S. GLOBE Teachers and Partners: Join the Watercoolers in January. Watercoolers, which start at 04:10 p.m. EST, are an informal opportunity to connect with other GLOBE teachers and partners to share ideas. Each week begins with a presentation from a teacher or partner, with time for questions and conversation following. >>
12/29/2020U.S. GLOBE Partners: Nominations for U.S. Partner Forum Due 04 January
U.S. GLOBE Partnerships/Partners: Please consider joining the U.S. Partner Forum (USPF) or recommending someone to serve as a member. The U.S. is divided into six GLOBE regions. Each region has one representative on the USPF who works closely to guide the future of GLOBE in the United States. >>
12/28/2020GISN Accepts Early Career STEM Professionals – Paying it Forward Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: The GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) is seeking early career STEM professionals. This GISN subgroup consists of members who are upper-level undergraduate or master's students pursuing a degree in a STEM field, as well as recent graduates who are working in STEM fields who have less than five years’ experience. >>
12/23/20202021 GLOBE Annual Meeting Will Be Virtual – Save the Dates: 19-23 July
The 2021 GLOBE Annual Meeting will be held 19-23 July. Please mark these dates on your calendar! This year's meeting will be 100 percent virtual. More information, including information about registering for this event, will be sent in the coming months. >>
12/23/2020Miss the October/November 2021 IVSS Webinars? Watch them Today
Whether you missed the informational/inspirational webinars designed to help you move forward with your 2021 International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) research endeavors – or just want to watch them again – they have been archived! >>
12/22/2020Do Clouds Have Names? Is Passion for Snowflakes a Recent Phenomenon? Read GLOBE Clouds Winter Update Blog and Find Out
A recent Community Blog, “NASA GLOBE Clouds Winter Update,” written by Marilé Colón Robles (lead for the GLOBE Clouds Team at NASA's Langley Research Center) provides an inspiring invitation to participate in the gathering of cloud data this winter, a historical snapshot of pioneer snowflake seekers, and a bedazzled look at the link between science and art. >>
12/21/2020The December GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE) – Surface Temperature Field Campaign Is On!
The Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Field Campaign for December has begun! As always, your participation is invaluable to this scientific endeavor. Your observations add to the extensive data set that students and scientists, including Dr. Kevin Czajkowski (“Dr. C” at the University of Toledo), can use to study the urban heat island effect. >>
12/18/2020Keeping Up with GLOBE Star Stories? Read About Our Latest Stars!
Have you been keeping up with the latest GLOBE Star Stories? GLOBE Stars are stories of projects, people and extraordinary activities being conducted around the world in connection to GLOBE. These GLOBE Stars are the bright lights that spark our imagination and inspire us with news of GLOBE at work in the world. >>
12/17/2020U.S. GLOBE Teachers/Partners: Join the Thursday (17 December) Watercooler
U.S. GLOBE Teachers and Partners: Join this Thursday's (17 December) Watercooler. These information Watercoolers will begin at 04:10 p.m. ET with a brief update from U.S. Country Coordinator Jen Bourgeault, and will proceed with a presentation or two from a GLOBE teacher or partner, with time for questions and conversation. >>
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