09/21/2018GLOBE Observer Land Cover Challenge -- Starts Tomorrow!
GLOBE Observer Land Cover is kicking off with a data challenge to map as much land as possible between 22 Sept., Public Lands Day, and 1 Oct., NASA’s 60th anniversary. >>
09/14/2018A recent infusion of funding from two sources has re-energized the Wisconsin GLOBE Partnership
GLOBE Trainer Michael Notaro (Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research), GLOBE Partner Rose Pertzborn (University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Space Science & Engineering Center) and a group of students and citizen scientists plan to investigate climate impacts in Wisconsin's Curtis Tension Zone as part of a three-year Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment initiative. >>
09/12/2018Join Us On Facebook Live and Learn About the New Land Cover Tool within GLOBE Observer
The Land Cover feature is now available, and just in time for National Public Lands Day. Join GLOBE Observer LIVE from one of our public lands, the Mount Hood National Forest in Oregon for a special Facebook Live event on 17 September 2018 at 3:30 p.m. PDT. >>
09/05/2018Creating a Network of Support for Student Research Projects
Purdue University has advertised to teachers throughout Indiana to submit student research projects to the Indiana Virtual Science Symposium. The deadline for submitting projects is November 21, 2018. Throughout the development of their projects, students have the opportunity to receive feedback by utilizing a Google Form: https://goo.gl/forms/WIRZE5ZXMgpBVKOq1 Requests for feedback submitted by students on this form will be reviewed and answered by a panel of Purdue graduate students. The Top 2 projects will be recognized with the College of Science Staff and Faculty Choice Awards and will receive travel support to the Midwest Regional Science Symposium (May 2019). Final comments on submitted Google DOCs and winners of the CoS SFC Awards will be announced no later than Friday, December 7, 2018. >>
09/04/2018NASA Langley GLOBE Teacher Internship: Summer 2018
The NASA Langley GLOBE Partnership hosted seven GLOBE teacher interns for 10 weeks this summer in Hampton, Virginia. The interns participated in a variety of learning experiences that included connecting with NASA scientists, engineers and educators, daily GLOBE data collection and protocol exploration. >>
09/03/2018Michigan students "combine science and culture" at the Ireland GLE
A local news article highlights Crestwood High School (MI) students and their experience at the 2018 Ireland GLE. >>
08/08/2018From glaciers to invertebrates: who knows where the waters of the GLOBE may take you?
The headwaters that flow from the glaciers high in the Rocky Mountains to the west of Lafayette, Colorado are some of the purest waters in the world. But as it channels through the city of Boulder, the water loses its clarity, picking up human waste and trash—and making it a laboratory for Bill Meyers and his GLOBE students at Alexander Dawson School. >>
08/08/2018Two stars from the other side of the globe explore GLOBE to chart their futures
In the spring of 2017, the U.S. GLOBE Program held six regional Student Research Symposia where teachers and students from schools across the country shared the results of their field investigations using GLOBE Program data collection protocols. In this story we profile a student-teacher team from New Jersey who brought their research to the 2017 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Research Symposium. >>