10 – 13th March 2011, Võru, Estonia
GLOBE Estonia and Estonian Physical Society
in collaboration with US Embassy in Estonia
GLOBE Seasons and Biomes Training includes atmosphere protocols and plant phenology protocols, related learning activities, best teaching practices and the GLOBE Model for Student Scientific Research and Earth As a System concept. Assessment is also part of the training. This training is a good preparation before the GLOBE Student Climate Research Campaign in September 2011.
The training is conducted by Dr. Elena Bautista Sparrow and Ms. Martha R. Kopplin of the Seasons and Biomes Project and the Alaska GLOBE Partnership, located at the International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA.
|DAY 1 Thursday 10th March||DAY 2 Friday 11th March|
|11:00 Welcome||Review fastwrites and homework|
|Intro GLOBE and Seasons and Biomes||Earth System discussion|
|What causes the seasons?||GLOBE Student Research Model: Today’s theme is asking a question|
|Earth System poster activity||Atmosphere protocols (Clouds, Precipitation, Soil and Air Temperature)|
|Why do we have protocols?||Cloud journal|
|Intro the GLOBE Student Research Model: Today’s theme is observation||Cloud estimation activity (begin)|
|GPS||Seasonal Leaf Changes Inquiry|
|Setting up a study site||GLOBE website|
|Observing your study site (LC1)||End of the day (fastwrite and homework)|
|End of the day (fastwrite and homework)|
|DAY 3 Saturday 12th March||DAY 4 Sunday 13th March|
|Review fastwrites and homework||Review fastwrites and homework|
|Earth System discussion||Earth System discussion|
|Finish Cloud estimation activity||GLOBE Student Research Model: Today’s theme designing an investigation|
|GLOBE Student Research Model: Today’s theme is collecting and analyzing data||Alternative assessment and implementation using Backwards Design|
|Phenology protocols (Budburst, Green Up, Green Down)||Best Teaching Practices|
|Data entry||Implementation planning time|
|How to make a climograph using local weather data||End of the workshop (final assessment and graduation- certificates handed out)|
|End of the day (fastwrite and homework)||14:00 Departure|
Participation in the training is free of charge. Participants have to cover their costs on transport and accommodation.
Cost for one day is 38 EUR per person for a twin or double room, 52 EUR for a single room. The price includes the following: accommodation, buffet-breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch, dinner.
NB Eesti GLOBE koolide õpetajate hotelli ja toitlustamise kulud tasub GLOBE Eesti. GLOBE Eestiga liitumise kohta vt siia.
Please bring your own personal computer. If not possible let us know in advance.
Hotel Kubija (www.kubija.ee)
Address Tähe 4, 51010 Tartu, Estonia
Phone +372 556 88670
Fax +372 738 3033
EU, US Embassy in Estonia, University of Tartu
GLOBE Seasons and Biomes Earth System Science Project