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09/18/2017U.S. Texas Juniors: NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars Application is Now Open
NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) application is now open. This is aone-of-a-kind experience for Texas high school students to explore the possibilities of a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related major or career. >>
09/18/2017U.S. Community: National Assessment Governing Board Seeking Qualified Candidates – Make a Difference in Education, Join the Board!
The National Assessment Governing Board – a diverse group of leaders from multiple sectors that sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as The Nation’s Report Card—is seeking qualified candidates for five positions. Make a difference in education, join the board! Deadline is 31 October, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. >>
09/15/2017Phase III of the ENSO Campaign “Water in Our Environment” Has Begun!
We are proud to announce Phase III of the GLOBE ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) Student Research Campaign: “Water in Our Environment." >>
09/14/2017Teachers: Join the GLOBE Program – Register Today for a GLOBE Teacher Training Workshop in Your Area
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. >>
09/13/2017Teachers: Check out These Tips/Resources for Your Classrooms – GLOBE Across the Curriculum Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: GLOBE Teachers: If you haven’t visited “GLOBE Across the Curriculum” pages on the GLOBE website lately, you may want to check out the tips and resources available to you! >>
09/12/2017NAAEE Conference Still On Schedule (18-21 October) After Hurricane Irma – Have You Registered for the GLOBE/Eco-schools Workshop Yet?
The passing of Hurricane Irma has not changed the fact that 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! (To read an update on the conference in relation to Hurricane Irma, click here.) On 18 October, a full-day workshop “The GLOBE Program and Eco-schools: Science and Sustainability in School Gardens” will be offered. >>
09/11/2017GLOBE Announces the 2018 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium – Projects due 01 March
The GLOBE Program is pleased to announce the 2018 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS). In order to align with the 2018 GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE), projects will be due on Thursday, 01 March 2018. >>
09/11/2017When Can Observations of Daily Precipitation be Reported? Read Dr. Dixon Butler’s Latest Blog and Find Out!
As Dr. Dixon Butler explains in his latest blog,”Daily Precipitation – Now May be Reported at Any Time of Day,” observations of daily precipitation have been a part of GLOBE from the beginning. >>
09/06/2017The Eclipse has Passed Over – But Here’s What You Can Do with Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Now
Now that the solar eclipse across America has passed over, you may be wondering what you can do with your eclipse glasses. If your glasses aren’t damaged, you can save them for future eclipses (the next eclipse in America will be in 2023 and 2024) or you can donate them to children in regions experiencing future eclipses! >>
09/05/2017So What Is the Story on the GLOBE Max/Min Thermometer? Read Dr. Dixon Butler’s Latest Blog and Find Out!
As Dr. Dixon Butler explains in his latest blog, “The GLOBE Max/Min Thermometer Story,” the measurement of daily maximum minimum air temperature within one hour of local solar noon has been a key GLOBE protocol. The low-cost approach was to use a U-tube thermometer housed in a wooden instrument shelter facing away from the equator – yet, there was a problem with the prolonged use of this type of thermometer. >>
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