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10/10/2019Esri Blog Discusses How to Map Mosquito Larvae Data Collected Via the GLOBE Observer App Using ArcGIS Online
A recent blog, written by Dr. Joseph Kerski, in Esri, “Mapping, analyzing, and communicating GLOBE.gov citizen science data in ArcGIS Online,” discusses key elements in mapping data – and using – citizen science data. >>
10/08/2019Today (08 October): Trees Around the GLOBE Campaign Webinar “Year 2 of the Campaign Begins”
Today, 08 October, the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign webinar “Year 2 of the Campaign Begins: Discussion on Data Counts; Year 1 Data Champions; ICESat-2 Data; and What Lies Ahead” will be held at 2:00 p.m. EDT (6:00 p.m. UTC). >>
10/08/2019NASA STEM EPDC Presents “Explore Earth” STEAM Lessons in Elementary GLOBE” Webinar on 30 October
An upcoming webinar, “Explore Earth: STEAM Lessons in Elementary GLOBE,” is geared toward educators in grades Pre-K-5. On Wednesday, 30 October (5:00 p.m. ET), the NASA EPDC at Texas State University presents: science-based storybooks designed to introduce students to key concepts in water, soil, clouds, seasons, aerosols, climate, and Earth system studies. Elementary GLOBE explores classroom learning activities complementing the science content covered in each storybook, which are designed to further engage students in The GLOBE Program. >>
10/07/2019Teachers: Are You Ready to Get Trained in GLOBE Protocols – Connecting to a World-wide Community Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Teachers! You can connect your students to an international network of students, teachers, and scientists to learn more about our shared environment. For a school to fully participate in The GLOBE Program, at least one teacher must be trained in GLOBE science measurement protocols and education activities by attending a GLOBE Teacher Workshop. >>
10/03/2019GLOBE Observer (GO) on the Lewis and Clark Trail Citizen Science Challenge Top Observers Announced
Between 01 June and 02 September 2019, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and NASA GLOBE Observer (GO) challenged visitors to collect land cover observations along the trail. The “Top Observers” (those who collected the most land cover observations) have been announced! >>
10/03/2019Read NASA Feature: “NASA Wants Your Help Identifying Clouds: Fall Cloud Challenge”
On 01 October, Joe Atkinson, NASA Langley Research Center, released a feature item on the NASA GLOBE Observer Fall Clouds Challenge. >>
10/02/2019National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Awards and Recognitions – Entries Must Be Submitted by 18 December!
The annual NSTA Awards and Recognition Program, which recognizes exceptional and innovative science educators, began in 1973. The NSTA Awards and Recognition Program was created to raise awareness and to expose the outstanding work being done in the science education field. All entries must be received by 12 Noon EST on 18 December 2019 (via online submission). There are no entry fees. >>
10/02/2019Make a Difference in Education in the United States: Join the National Assessment Governing Board – Deadline is 18 October
Make a difference in education in the United States: Join the National Assessment Government Board. Nominations due 18 October. >>
10/01/2019The October Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Intensive Observation Period Has Begun!
The October Intensive Observation Period (IOP) for the Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign has begun, and will run throughout the month. The focus of this IOP is on land cover. >>
10/01/2019Eleven Countries Celebrate Anniversary with The GLOBE Program in October
Congratulations to the 11 GLOBE countries celebrating anniversaries of successful GLOBE implementation during the month of October. >>
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