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COST Workshop on Citizen Science in the Classroom

In March, 2018, LAS hosted a 2.5-day workshop on using citizen science to inspire students and teachers in their school-based science education. The workshop was funded by COST Action (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) and co-organized by learning and education working groups within COST and the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA).  The workshop was […]

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Podcast about GLOBE Day 2017 from swissinfo did a marvelous job of profiling GLOBE Day last March, including interviews with students Hermann, Jiahua, and Alex, as well as Dan Patton, John Francis, Chris McOwen, and myself. It’s a delightful 11-minute listen. Swiss news in 10 languages PODCAST: A new kind of school science fair By Celia Luterbacher in Leysin SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES […]

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Keynote Speakers GLOBE Day 2017

This upcoming GLOBE Day should be our best ever! Here are speakers you can look forward to: All speakers will address their work with citizen science and education. John Francis portrait by Winn Brewer. John Francis, PhD, recently retired from the National Geographic Society, where he was Vice President for Research, Conservation, and Exploration. He directed […]

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GLOBE Day 2016

Where on the globe were you last Saturday? The world’s coolest place to be on March 12 was in LAS’s Grande Salle, where the second annual GLOBE Day science fair showcased almost 30 science and social studies projects from LAS students in 8th, 9th, and 11th grades. Students presented the fruits of their hard work […]

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