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08/13/2015
Elementary GLOBE Storybook on Aerosols Now Available
Elementary GLOBE Aerosols storybook, "What's Up in the Atmosphere? Exploring Colors in the Sky" is available on globe.gov!  >>

08/05/2015
Apply for IDEA WILD Grants to Support GLOBE in Your Community
Are you looking for small grants to support GLOBE in your community? IDEA WILD is a nonprofit that supports community projects related to biodiversity conservation, research, or education through small grants (up to $1,500 USD). These grants can be used to purchase GLOBE equimpment or support GLOBE education initiatives.  >>

08/03/2015
GLOBE Teachers: Write About GLOBE for NSTA's Journal, The Science Teacher
The Science Teacher (TST), the award-winning journal of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), has issued a call for manuscripts that describe new and creative ideas for the secondary science classroom – and The GLOBE Program would like to encourage GLOBE teachers to share their GLOBE science experience and expertise with TST's savvy and sophisticated audience.  >>

07/30/2015
GLOBE Ukraine Successfully Hosts Student Phenology Campaign "Cherry Ukraine"
In 2015, GLOBE Ukraine held a Student Phenology Campaign called "Cherry Ukraine." The aim of the campaign, which lasted from February through May, was to engage students from Ukraine in investigation of the vegetation cycles of wild cherry (Prunus cerasus) and Nanking cherry (Prunus tomentosa). During the campaign, participants observed budbursts of the cherry species, measuring solar noon temperature and reporting their data to the GLOBE website. Overall, 686 students and 89 teachers from 70 schools and educational institutions from all over Ukraine participated in the campaign.  >>

07/29/2015
Quality Control Changes for GLOBE Data Metrics and Honor Rolls
GLOBE recently implemented quality control improvements that will help ensure that data associated with a school are counted properly (and only once), and that data of one type is equally counted when compared to data of the same type with other schools.  >>

07/29/2015
Tackle Citizen Science Challenge – Win a Trip to Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi
The Eye on Earth (EoE) Alliance is sending four winners to Abu Dhabi, UAE, to attend the 2015 EoE Summit in October, and present their work to thought leaders and decision makers in the environmental data sphere.  >>

07/29/2015
New Opportunity for Scientists to Partner with GLOBE Distinguished Educator Program
Through the GLOBE Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, educators can partner with GISN scientists to create a scientifically rigorous educational activity.  >>

07/29/2015
GLOBE Requesting Community Feedback on International Science Fair Rubrics
The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) and WestEd have created new rubrics to be used for the 2016 GLOBE International Virtual Science Fair. These rubrics have been reviewed by the GLOBE Working Groups; however, GIO is seeking community feedback by 21 August 2015.  >>

07/28/2015
GLOBE Alumnus Abdelaziz Lawani Joins Borlaug LEAP Fellowship
GLOBE ALumnus Abdelaziz Lawani joined the Borlaug LEAP Fellowship as a 2015 Spring Fellow. Lawani's goal is to investigate how large-scale government food storage will affect the people it is intended to help, focusing on rice in particular, given its enormous importance to much of the developing world.  >>

07/23/2015
United Nations' International Youth Day Event 12 August
The United Nations' (UN) International Youth Day is celebrated on 12 August every year in order to recognize the efforts of the world's youth in enhancing global society. The goal is to promote ways to engage youth in becoming more actively involved in making positive contributions to their communities.  >>