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09/27/2018GLOBE Program Tech Update
As a result of requests from community members, and with input from Working Group members, GIO and Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) are rolling out a number of enhancements to the GLOBE website to help you find the information you need more quickly and easily. >>
09/26/2018U.S. Teachers: Apply for Teacher Travel Grant to Attend 2019 AMS Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona (06-10 January) By 12 October!
Thanks to a newly established Teacher Travel Grant Program, funding is being provided to U.S. teachers (K-12) who wish to participate in the 99th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Meeting, which will take place 06-10 January 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. In an effort to increase science literacy, AMS is committed to providing teachers with the opportunity to interact directly with scientists as an attendee at the meeting. >>
09/26/2018GLOBE Middle School Teachers: New Satellites and Weather Teaching Box Resource Now Available
A new University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Center for Science Education (SciEd) Satellites and Weather Teaching Box is now available! >>
09/26/2018Keeping Up with What’s Going on in GLOBE? Read the Latest Community Blog: GLOBE at the Mescalero Apache School
Have you been keeping up with what’s going on in the GLOBE community? One way to achieve that is to keep up with the latest blogs posted by GLOBE community members, including the latest blog: “GLOBE at the Mescalero Apache School,” written by GLOBE teacher Nate Raynor. >>
09/25/2018Today (25 September): Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Kick-off Webinar
On Tuesday, 25 September, the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Kick-off webinar will be held at 2:00 p.m. EDT (6:00 p.m. UTC). >>
09/24/2018GLOBE Teachers: Join the "Local Lake Challenge" 02-08 October
GLOBE Teachers: GLOBE would like to invite you and your students to particpate in an international hydrology data-collection event that will take place from 02-08 October. In conjunction with the GLOBE expedition to Lake Victoria in Africa and Pokhara Lake in Nepal, you can take your students on a scientific journey to a lake in your area, collect data, and then enter the data into the GLOBE website – for eventual comparison with similar data taken around the world. >>
09/24/2018GLOBE Community: Need a Project Collaborator? Find One Today – Collaboration Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Need a Project Collaborator? Then visit the GLOBE website and use this handy tool to find GLOBE community members who are interested in collaborating on GLOBE projects, protocols, and/or other activities! >>
09/21/2018GLOBE Observer Land Cover Challenge -- Starts Tomorrow!
GLOBE Observer Land Cover is kicking off with a data challenge to map as much land as possible between 22 Sept., Public Lands Day, and 1 Oct., NASA’s 60th anniversary. >>
09/13/2018U.S. Partners/Country Coordinators: Updated Video Tutorials for Creating and Managing Workshops
U.S. Partners and Country Coordinators: GLOBE website tutorials have been updated to include a new six-part workshop video training course. These newly updated videos provide multiple tips, and will help you learn the most effective and efficient ways to use the workshop tool for hosting GLOBE training workshops. >>
09/13/2018Article Highlights Alaska GLOBE Students Research Contributions – And Passion for Preservation – at 2018 GLE in Ireland
A recent article, “Alaska students share real-life climate change experiences at international event,” written by Heather McFarland and published by the International Arctic Research Center – University of Alaska Fairbanks, highlights the experience of Alaska high school seniors who presented research at the GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) in Killarney, Ireland, in July 2018. >>
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