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12/08/2022
U.S. Schools: Grant Application for Teachers of Critical Languages Program Open through 23 January
The American Councils for International Education has announced the opening of the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) grant application. TCLP is funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, and helps K-12 schools in the United States launch new, or expand existing, Arabic or Mandarin language programs. The application deadline for TCLP host schools is 23 January 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST.  >>

12/08/2022
Join 12 December Multilingual Webinar “How to Write a Great 2023 IVSS Report” (Thai and English)
Participating in the 2023 International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS)? Join the multilingual webinar, “How to Write a Great 2023 IVSS Report,” on 12 December, 07:00 p.m. MST (13 December 09:00 a.m. Bangkok, Thailand). The webinar will be presented in Thai and English.  >>

12/08/2022
U.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).  >>

12/07/2022
GLOBE Community: GLOBE’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Working Group Seeks Recipes for “GLOBE Around the World Celebrations Cookbook”
In 2021, GLOBE’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Working Group crafted a “GLOBE Around the World Celebrations Cookbook.” This year, to help start off the 2023 New Year, the DEI Working Group is seeking special recipes from the entire GLOBE community – recipes that are created in honor of special celebrations!  >>

12/07/2022
GLOBE’s Accessibility Technology Solution Sub-Committee Seeks Input from Visually Impaired Community Members
GLOBE’s Accessibility Technology Solution Sub-Committee is seeking input from the GLOBE community. The special committee is charged by GLOBE’s Working Group chairs to explore ways in which technology and other tools can potentially facilitate greater levels of accessibility for everyone in relation to GLOBE tools and resources. The goal of this effort is to reduce and, where possible, remove impediments to maximum levels of participation in GLOBE.  >>

12/07/2022
GLOBE’s Asia and Pacific Regional Coordination Office Proposes “Soil in School” Campaign
To encourage GLOBE students and teachers in the region, and in conjunction with World Soil Day, the Asia and Pacific Regional Coordination Office (RCO) is proposing a “Soil in School” campaign. The campaign will encourage students to take action to protect soil biodiversity and to be part of the “change" for sustainability – which begins in the classroom and expands to the school and out into the community.  >>

12/06/2022
Today (06 December) Trees Around the GLOBE Webinar: “The State of Trees: December 2022”
The Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign will be hosting the webinar: “The State of Trees: December 2022” on Tuesday, 06 December, at 10:30 a.m. ET (03:30 p.m. UTC/04:30 p.m. CET).  >>

12/06/2022
GLOBE Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature IOP is on!
The December Urban Heat Island Effect (UHIE)-Surface Temperature Intensive Observation Period (IOP) has begun! The UHIE-Surface Temperature IOP takes place in October, December, and March. IOPs involve GLOBE students, scientists, educators, and researchers collecting and entering targeted data into the GLOBE database during specific periods of time.  >>

12/05/2022
New Community Blog: “Does GLOBE Air Temperature Data Show Evidence of Climate Change?”
A GLOBE Community new blog, “Does GLOBE Air Temperature Data Show Evidence of Climate Change?” written by David Overoye (Lead, Data and Information Systems Team; Axient, Pasadena, California, USA) explores GLOBE’s data retrieval systems – and whether or not air temperature data recorded by students in Croatia over the last 21 years shows any evidence of climate change.  >>

12/05/2022
What Are GLOBE Campaigns? Find Out Today – Collaboration and Connections Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Do you know what a GLOBE campaign is – and what it takes to connect with the community via one of these endeavors?  >>