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05/28/2020
GLOBE Thanks Those Who Have Served as Judges for the International Virtual Science Symposium for the Past Five Years
The GLOBE Program would like to acknowledge the outstanding community members who have stepped up to serve as judges for the International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) for the past five years  >>

05/27/2020
Join the NASA Space Apps Covid-19 Challenge: 30-31 May
On 30-31 May, NASA, along with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), are inviting coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, and technologists to participate in a virtual hackathon.  >>

05/22/2020
Today (22 May): U.S. GLOBE Teachers/Partners Watercooler
U.S. GLOBE Teachers and Partners: GLOBE U.S. is turning the monthly Watercoolers into weekly ones in order to share the varied ways that teachers and partners are using GLOBE in these unique times. Watercoolers began on 03 April – and will take place every Friday through the end of May. Each meet-up will begin at 3:10 p.m. EDT, and is for United States GLOBE teachers and Partners from across the country.  >>

05/20/2020
GLOBE Database Receives 15,000th NASA GLOBE Observer Tree Height Observation in April 2020
In April 2020, the GLOBE database received its 15,000th NASA GLOBE Observer Trees Tool tree height observation. The 15,000 observations have come from over 8,000 observation locations around the world.  >>

05/18/2020
2020 GLOBE Annual Meeting Cancelled – Possible Virtual Meeting 13-16 July
After great consideration, the GLOBE Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., in July 2020, has been cancelled.  >>

05/15/2020
Join 20 May GLOBE Mission EARTH Webinar “What’s a Phenological Garden? Cycles of Life in Your Classroom and Neighborhood”
GLOBE Mission EARTH (GME) will host a webinar, “What's a Phenological Garden? Cycles of Life in Your Classroom and Neighborhood” on 20 May at 3:00 p.m. EDT.  >>

05/13/2020
Now is a Great Time to Create/Join a “GLOBE Team”
GLOBE Community: If you are a GLOBE account holder, now is a great time for you to create and join teams of people, called “GLOBE Teams,” which will enable you to track your group’s data-collection efforts. GLOBE Teams can be used to set up a competition, coordinate a community’s citizen science efforts, support an educational or corporate initiative, or simply enable a group of people to work together.  >>

05/11/2020
U.S. K-12 Teachers: Deadline to Apply for Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester, Cycle 2, is Today (11 May)
U.S. K-12 Teachers: Applications for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DAST), Cycle 2, is 11 May – for projects taking place between October 2020 and May 2021.  >>

05/08/2020
Forbes Article, “6 Resources To Teach Kids About Weather and Climate During the Coronavirus Shutdown” Highlights GLOBE Resources
A recent article “6 Resources To Teach Kids About Weather And Climate During the Coronavirus Shutdown,” written by Marshall Shepherd and published in Forbes on 02 April, highlights GLOBE program resources available now for students studying from home.  >>

05/07/2020
Today (07 May) Mission Mosquito Webinar: “Meet Up and Do Science – Mosquito Menagerie”
On Thursday, 07 May, at 2:00 p.m. EDT (7:00 p.m. UTC), GLOBE Mission Mosquito (GMM) will be hosting a webinar, “Meet Up and Do Science – Mosquito Menagerie.”  >>