News - University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
08/23/2021What Are GLOBE Working Groups? Find Out – Information Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: In addition to working with scientists, educators, and country partners around the world, GLOBE also collaborates with local community members to develop and implement GLOBE's mission. These teams, or Working Groups (WGs), provide us with valuable feedback on the management of The GLOBE Program and present us with potential opportunities for increasing our global impact. They also serve as an important link between the program and GLOBE communities at large. >>
08/23/2021Monday Update – GLOBE Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge Runs through This Wednesday!
The GLOBE Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge kicked off on Sunday, 25 July, by Monday, August 23 we now have over 1,500, photos of mosquito larvae, water habitats, and 4,000 land cover photos. Thanks for all the great observations and photos so far! >>
08/18/2021Teachers: Read New GLOBE Guest Blog, “GLOBE and Natural Inquirer Crosswalk: Phenology”
“Natural cycles are occurring all around us all the time -- but do you notice them? Place-based observation cultivates childrens’ innate sense of wonder while learning about data collection, ecosystems, climate, and plants,” Guest blogger Eliza Balch said in a recent blog discussing resources about leaf color change from the Natural Inquirer and GLOBE’s “green-down” protocol that are designed to help start off the school year engaging upper-elementary students with seasonal change. >>
08/18/2021GLOBE Program and Baltic Sea Project Camp in Lithuania 2021
The Baltic Sea Project and GLOBE program camp took place last week. Participants from international projects gathered in a camp in Klaipeda from all over Lithuania to get to know the nature of the Lithuanian seaside and each other better. During the three-day camp, there was no shortage of various outdoor education activities. >>
08/17/2021U.S. GLOBE Teachers: Connect Your Students with a Scientist Mentor This Year
The U.S. GLOBE Office, with support from its funders, NASA and YLACES (Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists), has been working to provide opportunities for U.S. GLOBE teachers and their students to engage with scientist mentors from the GLOBE International STEM Network (GISN). >>
08/17/2021Trained in GLOBE? Interested in Becoming a GLOBE Trainer? Apply Now!
Trained in GLOBE? The new GLOBE Trainer application system is now available on the GLOBE website. Trained/verified GLOBE members who are interested in becoming GLOBE trainers can now apply by submitting an application and supporting documents. >>
08/16/2021GLOBE Community: Are You a “GLOBE Star?” Share Your Story – Inspiration Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Are you a GLOBE Star? GLOBE Stars are stories of projects, people and extraordinary activities being conducted around the world in connection to GLOBE. These are our GLOBE Stars, the bright lights that spark our imagination and inspire us with news of GLOBE at work in the world. If so, GLOBE wants to hear all about it! Send your story of people, projects, or activities to share on the GLOBE website. >>
08/16/2021GIO Releases New White Paper: “A Descriptive Analysis of GLOBE Data Collection Prior to and During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) has released a new “White Paper” entitled, “A Descriptive Analysis of GLOBE Data Collection Prior to and During the COVID-19 Pandemic” (written by Ksenia Lepikhina and Assistant GIO Director Dr. Denise Yost). The paper takes a global perspective on data entry over the past several years, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. >>
08/16/2021Monday Update – GLOBE Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge: Keep it Up! Your Photos Are Making a Difference
The GLOBE Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge kicked off on Sunday, 25 July, and by Friday, 13 August there were over 5,000 new photos of mosquito larvae, water habitats, and land cover! Your observations are making a big difference, and there are only 10 days left in the challenge (it runs through 25 August). >>
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