Pacific (U.S.) Regional Student Research Symposium

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

Teachers, students, U.S. Partnerships, scientists and alumni from the Pacific geographic area (NV, CA, HI) are invited to gather and discuss GLOBE student research projects at the third annual Pacific GLOBE Student Research Symposia (SRS). This two-day event will include presentation of the student research entries to reviewers, a tour of NASA AMES facilities, 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 2016 Pacific Science Fair
Students discuss research at the 2016 Pacific SRS 

Hosted by: Tracy Ostrom and Karen Roark, NASA AMES, Mountain View, CA


Friday, May 18 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student check in at the main gate

12:15 pm

Pizza lunch 

2:00 pm

NASA AMES tour- Wind Tunnel, Super Fluids Lab, Super Computer Lab

5:00 pm 

Check into lodging

5:15 pm

Team Building Activities

6:00 pm

Welcome dinner and keynote address

8:00 pm

Head to lodge

Saturday, May 19

8:00 - 9:00 am

Breakfast and Poster Set-up

9:00 - 10:00 am

Peer review of projects
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Scientists review projects

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Teacher Professional Development: Carbon Cycle

12:00 - 1:00 pm


1:00 - 3:00 pm

Activities and Museum for students and teachers

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Reviewer deliberations

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Awards ceremony

4:00 pm

Head home

Science Research Projects

On the registration form, please indicate how many posters you will be bringingPosters 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. 


Lodging will be at the NASA AMES Lodge and dormitory

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 May 18th will be provided for sponsored teachers and students. Dinner on May 18th and breakfast and lunch on May 19th will be provided for all participants.


What should I wear?

Symposium day is business casual. For all other days, wear regular school clothing. 

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 the NASA Ames gift shop or other incidentals, but it is not necessary. 

Event Topics: Science Symposia and Fairs

Event origin: United States of America


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