News - University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
06/13/201746th Annual NAAEE Conference (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 18-21 October) Offers Full-Day Workshop: “The GLOBE Program and Eco-Schools: Science and Sustainability in School Gardens” – Register for Conference and Workshop Today!
The 46th Annual North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Conference will be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA from 18-21 October 2017. On 18 October, a full-day workshop “The GLOBE Program and Eco-Schools: Science and Sustainability in School Gardens” will be offered. >>
06/12/2017GLOBE Community: GLOBE Materials Are Available in Multiple Languages! Connections Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Many GLOBE materials have been translated, and are available, in multiple languages. >>
06/08/2017Can you Step in the Same River Twice? Read Dr. Dixon Butler’s Latest Blog: “The Earth Science Imperative – Take Today’s Data Today”
Can you step in the same river twice? Read the latest blog “The Earth Science Imperative – Take Today’s Data Today” crafted by Dr. Dixon Butler (former Chief Scientist of The GLOBE Program) and find out. Discover how taking today’s data is a way in which students and all citizen scientists can do something that matters for understanding Earth. >>
06/08/201711 June Deadline to Attend August Professional Development Workshop for Middle School Science Teachers – Travel/Stipend Offered
Twelve middle school science teachers are being recruited to attend a teacher professional development workshop in Boulder, Colorado, USA, from 13-18 August – and to field test a science unit on weather that uses activities, data, and scientific protocols from The GLOBE Program. BSCS (Biological Sciences Curriculum Study) and SciEd (UCAR Center for Science Education) are developing this innovative middle school science unit. Applications must be submitted by 11 June. >>
06/08/2017The 2017 Eclipse Across America is Coming in August – Are You Ready?
There’s no doubt that you’re already well aware of the coming eclipse (21 August), but did you know that there are GLOBE science investigations that can enhance this amazing experience? Check them out here! >>
06/07/2017GLOBE Observer App Now Includes New Mosquito Habitat Mapper!
The GLOBE Observer App, which is available in iOS and Android formats, allows anyone in a GLOBE country to enter data about clouds directly into the GLOBE database. Now it includes a new tool – a Mosquito Habitat Mapper. This tool supports citizen scientists in efforts to map, count, and identify mosquito larvae found in breeding sites! >>
06/06/2017Time to Connect in Connecticut! Deadline to Register for the 2017 GLOBE Annual Meeting is 05 July! The GLOBE Community Awaits You!
Are you ready to connect with your GLOBE community members in Connecticut, USA? The deadline to register for the 21st GLOBE Annual Meeting and Student Research Experience is fast approaching – 05 July. After that date, there will be a $100 late fee. The deadline to book your hotel room is also 05 July. >>
06/05/2017GLOBE Teachers: GLOBE and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) – Alignment Made Easy
Tip of the Week: Interested in learning how you can incorporate GLOBE into your curriculum to address NGSS? The GLOBE Program offers a guide that walks you through the NGSS Disciplinary Core Idea (DCI) Weather and Climate throughout K-12. Just click here to access “The GLOBE Program and NGSS: A Tour Through Elementary, Middle, and High School Grades.” >>
06/01/2017Register Today for 19 June GLOBE ENSO Webinar: “Summertime Fun and Phase II”
Register today for the GLOBE ENSO Student Research Campaign webinar: “Summertime Fun and Phase II.” The webinar will take place on Monday, 19 June, at 8:00 p.m. EST (12:00 a.m. UTC). You can join this webinar by registering here. >>
05/31/201705 June is World Environment Day – Citizen Scientists Play Crucial Role in “Connecting People to Nature“
The theme of this year’s World Environment Day, 05 June, is “Connecting People to Nature.” Citizen scientists have become invaluable contributors to this world-wide event, and the data they are busy collecting is becoming one of the best ways to protect the nature we are trying to connect with. >>
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