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February 2017 GLOBE News Brief
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GLOBE Teachers (Texas, USA, Only): NASA’s Johnson Space Center Hiring Summer Counselors
NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars program is recruiting counselors for the summer 2017 session. Applications close on 14 March.  >>

Do You Know Your MUC? Check out GLOBE’s New Learning Activity!
Gary Popiolkowski, GLOBE Distinguished Educator Fellow, has created a new learning activity for GLOBE called, "Do You Know Your MUC?" The activity helps students learn about land cover by visually examining their study site as well as mapping and recording ground cover.  >>

Teachers: Make a Video for GLOBE Earth Day!
The GLOBE Implementation Office will celebrate Earth Day 2017 on Friday 21 April with a special Google. Hangout that will feature one video from each GLOBE region. Enter your video to be the one from your region!  >>

Engage in Active Science with NASA – Use GLOBE’s Enhanced Cloud Protocol!
Starting tomorrow, 01 March 2017, NASA and The GLOBE Program invite participants to submit ground cloud observations following an updated Cloud Protocol. A team from NASA Langley Research Center will compare observations with data from satellites/instruments for comparison/validation purposes and also return the matched data to the participant, encouraging engagement in authentic science experiences through NASA missions.  >>

GLOBE Teachers: Have You Used the Advanced Teacher’s Guide Search Tool? Searching Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: The GLOBE Search Tool allows you to search the entire Teacher’s Guide using several different search parameters.  >>

GLOBE Teachers/Educators: NASA Langley (USA) Offers Paid Summer Internships for GLOBE Aerosol Campaign Analysis. Deadline 01 March 2017!
The Science Directorate at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, USA leads several science education programs including GLOBE, MY NASA DATA, and S’COOL. They are looking for several teachers/educators to come to NASA Langley this summer and work with their science education team. The summer internships run from 30 May through 04 August (40 hours per week).  >>

Judges/Mentors Needed to Assist with 2017 International Virtual Science Symposium – Informational Webinar on 20 April
The 2017 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) is accepting student reports through 03 April. Judges are needed to help score the projects after they have been submitted.  >>

GLOBE Tutorials on Using the Visualization System – Viz Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: GLOBE provides the ability to view and interact with data measured across the world. Select the visualization tool to map, graph, filter and export data that have been measured across GLOBE protocols since 1995. Tutorials on using the visualization system are available in a PDF version and a PowerPoint Version.  >>

Getting Ready to Submit Your Report for the 2017 IVSS Student Reports by 03 April? Check Out These Resources, FAQs, Rubrics, and New Upload Tool!
The 2017 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS) is now accepting student reports. Reports will be accepted from 03 January through 03 April. To help in this scientific and educational endeavor, check out these resources, rubrics, FAQs, and the new Upload Tool.  >>