Sunday, July 18, 2010
GLOBE @ School
EE Club Meeting #2: GLOBE @ School
-view GLOBE study site (GHS campus) as an organic whole, i.e. our environment
-understand what GLOBE entails in terms of measurements, equipment, etc.
-hear why GLOBE is important from Alain and Joe (Maggie, Chindong and I?)
-select instrument shelter/rain-gauge location, stating why the location is ideal for rain/cloud/temp. measurement
-install the above
Special Place Questions:
-sit quietly, experience and observe; use senses to explore (eyes, ears, nose and body)
-what do you see / hear/ smell / feel?
-BIG picture: from sky to ground... biggest features?
-SMALL picture: immediate environment... what do you notice?
-what strikes you most about observ?
-man-made vs. natural?
-beautiful vs. unattractive?
-how would you represent this, all you observed / experienced?
-how would you pass that info on to someone? e.g. pictures, numbers, words, etc.
...representing observations qualitatively and qualitatively is Global Learning & Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE).