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01/29/2018Connect with Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba in Space: 07 February
On 07 February (9 to 11:00 a.m. ET), Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) and NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba will link directly with Peace Corps from the International Space Station and answer questions from around the world about STEM and life in space. The conversation will be broadcast live on NASA TV. >>
01/29/2018GLE Ireland Early Bird Registration Ends 01 February
Thursday, 01 February, is the last day to register for the Early Bird rate for the GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) that will take place in Ireland from 01-06 July 2018. Save $25 per person by registering early. >>
01/29/2018GLOBE 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. >>
01/29/2018GLOBE Teachers: Check Out Peace Corps and STEM – Events, Activities, and Resources!
GLOBE Teachers (K-12), need assistance and support with STEM-related lesson plants, activities, and general information? Committed to creating opportunities in STEM education and careers, The Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools program and educators are finding ways to focus on this transformation in the 21st century. For a current listing of events, activities, and resources to engage your learners, click here. >>
01/22/2018GLOBE Community: Having Issues Updating the Mobile Data Entry App? Send Pending Data First – Data Collection Data Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Have you been experiencing issues with updating GLOBE’s Data Entry App forms? All you need to do is send your pending data first – then you will be able to update the forms – ensuring that your vital field data is being collected appropriately. >>
01/19/2018Today (19 January) Join the GLOBE Mission EARTH Student Follow-up Webinar: “Classroom Career Connections”
U.S. Community: Join the GLOBE Mission EARTH student follow-up webinar (Friday, 19 January/1 p.m. EST): “Classroom Career Connections.” >>
01/19/2018U.S. Teachers: What is a U.S. Student Research Symposium? Watch this Video and Find Out!
U.S. Teachers: What is the 2018 United States Student Research Symposia (SRS)? Why should you bring your students to one? Is it the same as a Science Fair? Watch this two-minute video and learn more about the SRS. Or read this flyer, which explains it all! >>
01/19/2018GLOBE Teachers: New Peace Corps GLOBE Hydrosphere Learning Activity Now Available
GLOBE Teachers: There is a new Peace Corps GLOBE Hydrosphere Learning Activity available for you and your students. Through this hands-on experience, students will study and visit a hydrosphere study site; conduct a visual survey to discover information about local land cover and water quality; and document their findings. They will use this initial investigation to raise questions about local land cover and/or water chemistry issues that may require further investigation. >>
01/17/2018Want to Understand the Role of Data in Predicting Landslides, Mudslides, and Forest Fires? Read this Blog!
Read the latest GLOBE Community Blog, “Landslides, Mudslides, and Forest Fires,” posted by Dorian Wood Janney on 10 January. Learn how data collection and use helps us learn more, and understand more, about our home planet. >>
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