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08/25/2015
NASA Collaborates with GLOBE to Introduce Water Exploration Webinar
On 8 September, the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative (NASA EPDC) at Texas State University, in collaboration with The GLOBE Program, will be hosting a 1-hour webinar entitled, "NASA Elementary STEM Inquiry: Experiencing Water Exploration."  >>

08/25/2015
National Park Foundation Offers "Every Kid in a Park" Pass
Beginning 1 September, The U.S. National Park Foundation will be offering an "Every Kid in a Park" Pass to all 4th graders and their families. This free park pass is part of a new initiative to provide the next generation of American national park visitors, supporters, and advocates the opportunity to experience and explore places that are home to this country's "natural treasures, rich history, and vibrant culture."  >>

08/25/2015
AMS Offers Wealth of Resources to K-12 Educators and Undergraduate Faculty
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) offers continues to offer a wide variety of resources, materials, and programs for K-12 educators as well as faculty at undergraduate institutions.  >>

08/19/2015
SMAP Observatory Completes Critical Calibration
NASA's scientists have completed their initial calibration of two critical instruments on the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite observatory, launched 31 January. This calibration will help pave the way for upcoming activities designed to validate SMAP science data against ground measurements, leading to the planned release of SMAP soil moisture data products to the international community this fall.  >>

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.  >>