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05/18/2018U.S. Department of State Highlights GLOBE Scientist Helping Citizen Scientists Act as “Agents of Change” in Battle Against Zika
A recent DipNote blog (the official blog of the U.S. Department of State) highlighted a long-time GLOBE Earth Scientist, Russanne (Rusty) Low, and her innovative project to teach citizen scientists to roll down their sleeves and engage in the battle against infectious disease outbreaks – including the current Zika outbreak – with the help of the GLOBE Observer App. >>
05/17/201818 May: GLOBE Mission EARTH Student Follow-up Webinar: “GLOBE Green-Up”
U.S. Community: GLOBE Mission EARTH (GME) will host a webinar on Tuesday, 15 May (8:00 p.m. EDT): “GLOBE Green-Up.” A student follow-up webinar will take place on Friday, 18 May (1:00 p.m. EDT). >>
05/15/2018GLOBE 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! >>
05/10/2018Today (10 May): Join the Phase III ENSO Connection and Communication Webinar: “North Meets South”
The next Phase III GLOBE ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) Student Research Campaign Connection and Communication webinar will be held Tuesday, 10 May, at 12:00 p.m. EDT (13:00 Argentina and Suriname/16:00 UTC): North Meets South.” >>
05/10/2018GLOBE Observer App Enhancements Now Available – Observations Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: The GLOBE Observer app is now enhanced with a number of new features and fixes. A recent update fixed several bugs, and reduced the download size of the app by approximately 50 percent. Additions included an "Opt-in" feature, new information links, an instruction graphic, and links that take users directly to the GLOBE Observer website and social media accounts. >>
05/03/2018STEM Professional? Join the GLOBE International STEM Network – Mentoring Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: The GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) is an international network of STEM professionals (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) that work with GLOBE students around the world conducting science. As an invaluable member of the GISN, you can mentor students and teachers, present scientific ideas, and/or collaborate on scientific research. Each relationship between a STEM professional and a GLOBE school is unique, and is determined by the STEM professional and the school. >>
05/02/2018Today (02 May) Phase III ENSO Campaign SODA Webinar #6: “Water Quality After Hurricane Maria – Live from Puerto Rico”
The next Phase III GLOBE ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) Student Research Campaign SODA (Short Observation and Data Analysis) webinar will be held on Wednesday, 02 May at 11:00 a.m. EDT (3:00 p.m. UTC): “Water Quality After Hurricane Maria: Live From Puerto Rico.” >>
05/01/2018Community Blog: “A Global Perspective” – Data Collection and Scientific Understanding
Are you keeping up with GLOBE Community Blogs? If you’re a teacher seeking to provide your students with the opportunity to collect, share, and analyze data as an effective way to help them develop a deeper understanding of scientific concepts, then you’ll want to read a recent blog posted by Jeff Bouwman, a GLOBE teacher at Shumate Middle School (Gilbralter, Michigan, USA). >>
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