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Globe brochure

  1. 1. THE GLOBE PROGRAM GLOBE Around the world PartneR countries REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS & organizations • Recruit GLOBE schools • Train and mentor GLOBE teachers • Connect GLOBE students to scientists • Facilitate school participation in ESSPs • Support environmental projects of local and regional interest Regional GLOBE Games in the Czech Re g i o n a l Tr a i n i n g in Niger - teachers, ad m i n i st ra t ors, WMO, Peace Corps, U.S.Over 1.5 million GLOBE students, in thousands of schools GLOBE PROVIDES Republic Embassy and r e gi o nal sci e nce ce nte r slocated in more than 111 countries, have reported over24 million environmental measurements. • Well-tested standardized protocols for collecting data in atmosphere,ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS hydrology, soil, land cover and phenology.• Bridges the Earth System Science and Education communities • Connections to a broad network• Involves students in local, regional, and global scientific research of ministries around the world, U.S.• Participation in large-scale integrated Earth System Science Projects (ESSPs) government institutions, NGOs and Scientist - student interaction at a• Builds the capacity and skills of future scientists, mathematicians, universities. Regional Student Conference in Qatar GLOBE National Science Fair in Bahrain technologists, and educators • Materials ready for classroom• Enables schools to be part of a world-wide scientific community implementation in all six United Nations’ languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish). • Collaborations between students, teachers and scientists through the GLOBE Schools Network (GSN). • GLOBE Parent Council (GPC) is a GLOBE Thailand Tsunami Project: A locally Student - scientist collaboration on Soil relevant and community-based project Moisture Campaign in Peru parent advocacy group for supporting activities of the GLOBE community. • GLOBE Alumni Organization GLOBE ONE: Community-based field GLOBE / UNESCO World Heritage Site campaign in Iowa, United States Project at Lake Baikal, Russia GLOBE Parent Council is a parent GLOBE Alumni actively working advocacy group for supporting activi- within local school communities ties of the GLOBE community. and partnerships in Cameroon The GLOBE Program Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment www.globe.gov

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