Collective Science and Stewardship with GLOBE: A 4-part series

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Time: 3:30-5:00PM
Event Type: 
Educator Workshop
Location: online and Woodstock, VT
Fee: Free. $250 stipend available for selected participants

An exciting new 4-part series of placed-education workshops, beginning March 3rd, focused on the carbon cycle and climate change using community science (Free for selected participants!)

NASA’s Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program offers educator professional development in environmental data collection protocols designed for K-12 students. Extensive opportunities exist to collaborate locally as well as internationally. Explore ways to engage students in authentic investigations, reflection, problem-solving, and sharing their work publicly to strengthen students’ sense of efficacy and their abilities to create healthier lives and communities. Shelburne Farms is partnering with the National Park Service and NASA to offer this program, with support from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.

A $250 stipend will be offered to selected participants who are able to participate in the first three sessions, collect local forest data with students, and provide feedback.

4 Sessions:

  • March 3, Wednesday: Introduction to GLOBE website for confident navigation and ease of use.  3:30-5:00PMOnline.
  • March 24, Wednesday: Carbon Cycle eTraining.  Practice the carbon cycle protocols online, and explore releated resources for educators. 3:30-5:00PMOnline.
  • March 31, Wednesday: Carbon Cycle Protocols. Practice these protocols in the field so that you can introduce and practice them in your classroom. 1:00-4:00PM. In-person (tentatively) at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.  
  • April 3, Saturday (optional):  Climate Change Hike illustrating the impact of this work.  9:00AM-12:00PM In-person at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller. Conducted in conjunction with the Working Woodlands Workshop series.

For more information contact Joan Haley at [email protected].  

Registration Details: 

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please make sure you can attend the first three sessions before you apply. Space is limited and we want to make sure everyone who is selected is able to fully participate.

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