Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE)

Connecting the next generation of scientists
The GLOBE Program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program. They bring together students, teachers and scientists through the GLOBE Schools Network in support of student learning and research.

GLOBE's vision is of worldwide community of students, teachers, scientists, and citizens working together to better understand, sustain, and improve Earth's environment at local, regional, and global scales.

GLOBE Mission

To promote the teaching and learning of science, enhance environmental literacy and stewardship, and promote scientific discovery.
  • Improve student achievement across the curriculum with a focus on student research in environmental and Earth system science;
  • Enhance awareness and support activities of individuals throughout the world to benefit the environment;
  • Contribute to scientific understanding of Earth as a system; and
  • Connect and inspire the next generation of global scientists.