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Northwest (U.S.) Regional Student Research Symposium

Registration is now open. Please register by May 1, 2018!

ALL event attendees (students, teachers, GLOBE partners, chaperones, etc.) must register individually and sign a media release (available through the registration form).  

Teachers, Students, US Partnerships, scientists and alumni from the Northwest geographic area (AK, ID, MT, NE, ND, OR, SD, WA, WY) are invited to gather and discuss GLOBE student research projects at the third annual Northwest Student Research Symposium (SRS). This two-day event will include presentation of the student research entries to reviewers, professional development for teachers and networking opportunities for participants. There will be plenty of time to discuss collaborating within the region, too.

Please follow this page and the SRS webpage for the most current information.  If you have any questions about the research process or taking students to the SRS, please use the SRS Teacher Hotline

Students at the 2017 Northwest SRS
Poster Presentations at the 2017 Northwest SRS

Hosted by: Lynn Powers at Montana State University, Bozeman, MT


Friday, June 1st 

4:00 pm

Registration opens

5:00 pm 


6:30 pm 

Welcome with Keynote Speaker Dr. Loren Acton and Icebreaker

Saturday, June 2nd

7:30 am


8:30 am


9:30 am

Poster session: A Team presents

10:00 am

Poster session: B Team presents

10:30 am 

Reviewers and rubrics

11:30 am 

Awards Ceremony

12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Presentation by the AREN Project and kite flying using GLOBE protocols. 

Lunar Samples, Advanced Protocols and tours of MSU labs 

5:00 pm



Science Research Projects

On the registration form, please indicate how many posters you are bringing. Posters should be no more than 36" by 48". Please make sure the GLOBE data you use/collect in your projects are entered into the GLOBE website. Contact your cooperating partner if you are having trouble or have questions. 


Participants will stay on campus at the Montana State University Housing. 

Participant Travel Support

Teachers may apply for travel funding support by completing this Funding Application by February 1, 2018. For more information and eligibility, see the Logistics page.

Lodging accommodations on June 1st and 2nd will be provided for sponsored teachers and students.  Dinner on June 1st and Breakfast and Lunch on June 2nd will be provided for all participants. For those not local, Dinner on June 2nd and Breakfast on June 3rd will also be provided. 



What should I wear?

Symposium day is business casual. For all other days, wear regular school clothing. Check the weather before you come- there is sometimes snow on the ground even in June!

Should students bring spending money?

Meals during the event will be provided to all participants. If your team is funded through a GLOBE partnership, your meals during travel will be covered as well. Students are welcome to bring money for other incidentals or gift shops, but it is not necessary. 


Event Topics: Science Symposia and Fairs type: globe-events

Events origin: United States of America