The University of Texas at Tyler
GLOBE U.S. Partner
The University of Texas at Tyler is a GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) U.S. partner, responsible to recruit, train and mentor teachers in GLOBE Program activities and facilitate student research in schools across East Texas. Students take GLOBE measurements at their schools, on the UT Tyler campus and at the university training facility located at Camp Tyler, just minutes from campus. See how GLOBE works.
GLOBE Activities on UT Tyler Campus
- Data collection every day
- Integration into UT Tyler courses
- GEOL 3314-Oceanography and Meteorology
- Research collaboration with the TxAIRE Institute
- Collaboration with GLOBE ACORN project in San Antonio
- GLOBE Program ITEST Partner (From Learning to Research) Project
- Authored proposal and served as overall project evaluators
- For more information see: Weather, Climate, Web 2.0: 21st Century Students Speak Climate Science Well
Highlighted GLOBE School in East Texas
Sixth-grade students in Hawkins, Texas, participate in an ongoing science project using GLOBE atmospheric measurements. Students from Hawkins School recently attended the GLOBE Science Festival in Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, New Dehli, India. See the event brochure and visit their Facebook page.
Read more about the GLOBE Science Festival.
Read an article about the GLOBE Science Festival in the Wood County Electric Cooperative, pp. 20-23.
GLOBE is a hands-on international science and education program that brings together students, teachers, scientists and community members in over 100 countries to develop environmental awareness, understanding of other cultures and a sense of global community. GLOBE offers a cross-curricular approach to the study of science, mathematics and technology in conjunction with geography, social studies, languages and the arts.
Teachers in East Texas: Contact the UT Tyler GLOBE partnership to inquire about our GLOBE Training schedule.