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10/23/2017Irish EPA and An Taisce Launch GLOBE Citizen Science Initiative in Ireland
Laura Burke, Director General of Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently announced that the EPA and An Taisce (an independent charity that works to preserve and protect Ireland’s natural and built heritage) will work together to launch a new GLOBE citizen science initiative. The initiatve is designed to monitor air quality and contribute to ongoing research with scientists in measuring levels of air pollution in Ireland. >>
10/19/2017Cloudy with Cloud Identification Confusion? Read this Community Blog – It Will Help!
If you read the recent blog, “Cloudy with Cloud Identification Confusion?” posted by Tina Johnson Cartwright in Community Blogs, then you will see that there’s no need to be confused when identifying clouds. As Cartwright explains, “There are easy questions that you can ask yourself to help identify what beautiful clouds you are seeing floating high above you” >>
10/17/2017U.S. Teachers: GLOBE Mission EARTH Webinar: “GOES-R: GLOBAL WEATHER WATCHERS” Today!
GLOBE U.S. Teachers: Register Today for GLOBE Mission EARTH Webinar on 17 October: “GOES-R: Global Weather Watchers.” John Moore, Director for Geosciences and STEM Education at Palmyra Cove Nature and Environment Center will be the presenter for the webinar, which will begin at 8:00 p.m. EDT. >>
10/17/2017GLOBE Training in Costa Rica (07-16 June 2018) – Explore Jungles, Peaks, and Shores While Integrating GLOBE Protocols
Climb a volcano, hike in a rainforest, and search for monkeys on the beaches of Costa Rica, all while integrating GLOBE protocols and receiving GLOBE certification within climate change and educational exchange in the tropics. Join Dr. Tina Cartwright of Marshall University for a GLOBE training 07-16 June 2018! >>
10/17/2017NOAA Announces Scholarship Opportunities for U.S. Undergraduates: 31 January Deadline!
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. >>
10/16/2017GLOBE Community: Here’s How You Upload Photos and Videos to GLOBE Webpages – Uploading Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Want to upload photos or videos to the GLOBE Website? Watch this demonstration video and learn how to upload today! >>
10/16/2017What Are the Experiences of Schools – and Students – in School-to-School Collaboration? Read Recent Community Blogs and Find Out!
What are the experiences of Croatian schools in GLOBE school-to-school collaboration? Read this recent blog by Diana Garasic and find out! Then read “Student Reflections of International Collaborations,” a series of blogs posted by Audra Kay Edwards – and discover how school-to-school collaborations have enhanced the GLOBE experience for others and, perhaps, how they can enhance the GLOBE experience for you and your school! >>
10/13/2017Calling All GISN Members/STEM Professionals: GLOBE Students Need Your Help with the 2018 IVSS – Sign on Today!
Calling all GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN) members and STEM professional! There are many ways that you can participate in the 2018 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS). >>
10/13/2017Teachers: On Monday, 16 October, Astronauts Will Answer Your Students’ Questions – Live From Space!
Teachers: Join astronaut and former classroom teacher Joe Acaba, along with crewmate Paolo Nespoli, for a Facebook Live event on Monday, 16 October (at 11:05-11:35 CDT). Acaba and Nespoli will respond to questions from media, educators, and students from around the world! Submit questions ahead of time at @NASAEdu twitter using #TeacherOnBoard. Simply log on and ask questions: Maybe yours will get answered! >>
10/11/2017U.S. Community: Check Out the Latest 2018 Student Research Symposia Updates
Getting prepared to experience – and express your scientific process within – the 2018 United States Student Research Symposia (SRS)? At the SRS, students from across the United States have the opportunity to come together at one of six face-to-face regional symposia to share the results of field investigations using GLOBE program protocols. As in previous years, the SRS are open to all U.S. GLOBE students and teachers. >>
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