GLOBE Connections

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Since its founding on Earth Day 1994, the Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program has been providing students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to the understanding of the Earth system and the global environment.

The GLOBE Project and Natural Inquirer are working together to provide educational STEM materials to students around the world. Below you will find Natural Inquirer articles and activities. Next to these activities, you will find links to GLOBE lesson plans that further explore a STEM topic.

For an additional activity, check out this post on the GLOBE Project blog. In this blog, water and soil scientist Eliza Balch connects GLOBE and Natural Inquirer activities about ecosystems, data collection, and climate change. The GLOBE program is also looking for educators to highlight the connections between the two programs click here for more information on how you can participate.

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Beam Me Down, Scotty: The Use of Airborne and Satellite Technology to Measure Carbon in Hawaiian Forests

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Getting to Know Your Satellite Imagery and GLOBE Study Site

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The GLAS Is Half Full: Satellites and Changing Tropical Forests

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Land Cover Change Detection

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Timed Travel: Measuring the Relationship Between Stream Temperatures and the Development of Salmon

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How Do Seasonal Temperature Patterns Vary Among Different Regions of the World?

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Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil

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Investigating Leaf Pigments

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Inquiry 1: What Kind of Forests Grow on Earth and How Do They Differ?

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Learning to Use Visualizations - An Example with Elevation and Temperature

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Under Where? Underground Water and Its Contribution to Streams

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Modeling Your Water Balance

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Did They Make the Gradient? Climate and Stream Temperatures Now and Into the Future

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What are some Factors that Affect Seasonal Patterns?

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Time Will Tell: Does Wildfire Damage the Prairie?

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Fire Fuel Protocol

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