Southwest (U.S.) Regional Student Research Symposium

Registration is now closed.

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 Southwest geographic area (AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX, UT) are invited to gather and discuss GLOBE student research projects at the third annual Southwest GLOBE 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

Southwest SRS
Students present at the 2017 Southwest SRS


Hosted byRich Wagner, NCAR Mesa Lab and University of Colorado in Boulder, CO


Friday, May 4 

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Students arrive in at hotel

4:00 pm

Bus to National Center for Atmospheric Research

4:30 pm

Welcome, Speakers, Ice-breaker

5:30 pm

Team-Building Challenges

6:00 pm 

Dinner and Welcome

7:30 pm

Explore NCAR Exhibits

9:00 pm

Return to hotel

Saturday, May 5

7:30 am

Breakfast at hotel

8:30 am

Walk to Poster Set-up Rooms (~1 mile walk*)
9:00 am

Welcome, Introductions, and Logistics

9:15 am

Set up Posters and Practice

9:45 am

Student Peer Evaluation

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Science Symposium Presentations to Reviewers

9:45 am - 11:45 am

Professional Development for Teachers

12:00 pm


12:45 pm

Reviewer Deliberations

Hands-on Science Activities (Students and Teachers)

1:45 pm 

Awards Ceremony

*Please contact Rich Wagner ( if you require alternative transportation.

Science Research Projects

In 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 used/collected in your projects are entered into the GLOBE website. Contact your cooperating partner if you are having trouble or have questions. 


Participants will stay at the Millennium Harvest House Hotel.

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 4th will be provided for sponsored teachers and students.  Dinner on May 4th and breakfast and lunch on May 5th 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 other incidentals or gift shops, but it is not necessary. 

Event Topics: Science Symposia and Fairs

Event origin: United States of America


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