GLOBE Investigation Area

Day

Topic

GLOBE website activity

 

INTRO

1

Course Introduction:  What is GLOBE?
Surveys: Part 1

GLOBE at Night

2

Course Expectations
Surveys:  Part 2

Create a GLOBE website activity

 

GPS

3

GPS Introduction
Investigate your GPS unit and record Lat/Lon

Where is Kintampo School?

4

GPS Two Flag Location
Travel to WayPoints

Morton Arboretum and GLOBE Conference

5

GPS Predict and Verify calculated distances with Lat/Lon

GPS Review

INTEGRATED ANALYSIS

6

Earth as a System Poster

Global Earth Analysis Individual map

 

 

ATM

7

Measurement Mission Day 1

[critical thinking article:  Take a Flight to Heatsville]

Create a graph of GLOBE measurements

8

Weather Instrument Construction: 

GLOBE Honor Role

9

Weather Instrument Calibration

Stacked Graphs

10

Weather Instrument Calibration

Cloud Protocol Module

11

Weather Instrument Analysis and Forecast

Measurement Mission Analysis

12

Student Presentations on Weather Instruments Measurement Mission

 

 

HYDRO

13

Introduction and the Diminishing Apple Activity

Hydrology Re-cap questions with help from website

14

Two-group Water Testing

 

15

Kanawha Watershed Mission: Formulate Hypothesis

 

16

Kanawha Watershed Mission:
Create Written Report

 

17

Kanawha Watershed Mission:
Create PowerPoint Presentation

 

18

Kanawha Watershed Mission:  Student Presentations

Kanawha Watershed Mission:  Individual Assessment

PHENOLOGY

19

Hummingbird Observation Protocols

 

Final Class

20

Final Comments
Concluding Surveys