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Elementary GLOBE DLESE Reviewed Collection
Elementary GLOBE is designed to introduce students of grades K-4 to the study of Earth System Science (ESS). Elementary GLOBE forms an instructional unit comprised of five modules that address ESS and interrelated subjects including weather, hydrology, phenology, and soils. Each Elementary GLOBE module contains a science-based storybook and classroom learning activities. Five (5) books are included in the series: All About Earth; Do You Know That Clouds Have Names?; The Scoop On Soils; Discoveries at Willow Creek; and The Mystery of the Missing Hummingbirds. An Elementary GLOBE Teacher's Implementation Guide is available and includes tips for using the Elementary GLOBE materials with students, information about inquiry and literacy, and connections to science, mathematics, and geography standards. The Books and the Teacher's Guide are available in English, French and Spanish.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Guide for instructor
    • Lesson plan
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Book
  • Agricultural science
  • Atmospheric science
  • Chemistry
  • Climatology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Mathematics
  • Soil science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Books can be viewed online. Hard copies can be purchased. Copyright UCAR.
DLESE Catalog ID: GLOBE-000-000-000-708
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
The GLOBE Program