The GLOBE Program is structured around “Earth as a System”, comprised of the various spheres and the interactions that occur within and among those spheres.
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An important scientific practice is the asking and refining of questions that lead to rich descriptions, explanations, and reasoning of how the natural and designed world works, as well as those investigations of variables that can be empirically tested.
Learn about the different cloud types and their names. Match cloud photos and names by cloud type and for all types. Evaluate the types of clouds represented in various data displays.
Interpret the map, or model, to find patterns in the occurrence of tropical cyclones from 1842 through 2018.
The advance-and-retreat cycle of snow cover drastically changes the whiteness and brightness of Earth. Using these two 2017 maps created using NASA satellite data, have students review the seasonal differences of snow and ice extent.
In this mini-lesson, students analyze soil moisture quantities associated with Hurricane Harvey around Houston, Texas on August 25, 2017.
Help learners envision themselves as explorers, scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians as they venture into the summer months. Download the PDF of the two sided document on cardstock and have students imagine and illustrate themselves!