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07/16/2018GLOBE Community: GLOBE Materials Available in Multiple Languages – Comprehension Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Many GLOBE materials have been translated, and are available, in multiple languages. This includes translations of the Teacher’s Guide, Elementary GLOBE, and GLOBE resouces. >>
07/16/2018New GLOBE Carbon Cycle Teacher’s Guide Protocol/eTraining Now Live!
The GLOBE Program is pleased to announce that a new “Carbon Cycle Protocol” and Carbon Cycle eTraining modules are now live. Carbon is the most abundant element in living things. It is also present in the Earth’s atmosphere, soil, oceans, and crust. The global carbon cycle is the movement of carbon between the atmosphere, land, and oceans – and is a key regulator of Earth’s climate system and is central to ecosystem function. >>
07/16/20182018 United States Student Research Symposia (SRS) Highlights from Around the Country
In 2018, regional United States Student Research Symposia (SRS) were held around the country. At the SRS, students from across the United States had the opportunity to come together at one of six face-to-face regional symposia to share the results of field investigations using GLOBE program protocols. >>
07/13/2018Teachers! Ready to Join the GLOBE Community? Attend a Workshop or Experience eTraining!
Teachers: Are you ready to join The GLOBE Program and connect your classrooms to an international network of students, teachers, and scientists in order 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 or by completing the required online eTraining modules. >>
07/12/2018GLOBE Community: Here’s How You Upload Photos and Videos to GLOBE Webpages – Uploading Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Want to upload photos or videos to the GLOBE Website? Watch this demonstration video and learn how to upload today! >>
07/11/2018GLOBE Website Down Briefly Today (11 July): 4:00-4:15 PM (PST)
Today, 11 July, the GLOBE website will be down from approximately 4:00 p.m. through 4:15 p.m. (PST) for maintenance. If you have any questions or concerns, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. >>
07/10/2018Still Time to Register for the 12 July NASA STEM Educator Webinar Highlighting GLOBE Resources for K-12 Classrooms
A NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative (EPDC) webinar, “Explore NASA STEM Resources,” is geared toward educators in grades K-12. During the one-hour webinar, which will be held on Thursday, 12 July (5:00 p.m. ET), participants will explore NASA STEM resources, including The GLOBE Program, Space Place, Climate Kids, NASA Wavelength, My NASA Data, Space Math, and Exploring Ice. >>
07/06/20182018 GLE Comes to a Close – A Success of Community and Global Proportions!
The 2018 GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE), held this week in Killarney, Ireland, came to a close on Friday, 06 July. More than 400 participants from more than 35 countries launched the event with a jubilant parade through the town of Killarney. Everyone maintained high spirits despite record-breaking high temperatures and lack of rain; Killarney is now officially experiencing drought conditions! >>
07/03/2018GLOBE’s Mobile Data Entry App – Data Entry Made Easy!
The GLOBE Data Entry App is all about making data entry easy! After an initial download of forms, you can record your measurements in the field. The app streamlines some aspects of data entry, and allows you to use your phone's camera to document your sites and measurements. >>
07/03/2018GLOBE Program Tech Update
In June 2018, The GLOBE Program's website had several updates: the new Carbon Cycle Protocol was added to the Teacher’s Guide, Data Entry, and eTraining, as well as the Visualization and Advanced Data Access Tool (ADAT). The Carbon Cycle protocol asks students/teachers to enter measurement data for three types of vegetation (tree, shrubs, and herbaceous) in order to calculate carbon levels. >>
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