The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program. GLOBE's vision promotes and supports students, teachers and scientists to collaborate on inquiry-based investigations of the environment and the Earth system working in close partnership with NASA, NOAA and NSF Earth System Science Projects (ESSP's) in study and research about the dynamics of Earth's environment. For more information on GLOBE, please visit:

Wayne RESA is a GLOBE Partner

The U.S. GLOBE Program enters into partnerships with U.S. organizations which undertake efforts to recruit GLOBE schools, train GLOBE teachers, and mentor GLOBE students in their areas. Michigan partners include:

  • Northern Michigan University, Marquette MI
  • Grand Valley State University, Muskegon MI
  • Wayne County Math/Science Center at Wayne County RESA, Wayne MI

The Wayne County Math and Science Center at the Wayne County Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) undertakes responsibility for recruiting GLOBE schools, training GLOBE teachers and mentoring GLOBE students throughout Wayne County, Michigan. The US Partner Coordinator is David Bydlowski -- -- 734-334-1455

GLOBE Workshops in Wayne County During 2012 - 2013

December 11, 2012 - Student Climate Research Campaign at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, MI

The GLOBE Student Climate Research Campaign (SCRC) aims to engage students around the world in measuring, investigating, and understanding the climate system in their local communities and the world. Drawing on GLOBE protocols and data - and other important datasets - students take climate-related measurements and investigate research questions about climate during the two year campaign.  Please visit:

January 22, 2013 -- Elementary GLOBE at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, MI

Elementary GLOBE is designed to introduce K-4 students to the study of Earth System Science. The complete instructional unit includes:

  • Science-based storybooks designed to introduce students to key concepts in water, soil, clouds, seasons and Earth system studies.
  • Classroom learning activities complementing the science content covered in each storybook that are designed to further engage students in GLOBE's 5 investigation areas.

GLOBE makes every effort to provide translations of our materials in the 6 official U.N. languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish). Currently, Arabic, English, French, German, and Spanish translations of Elementary GLOBE books and teacher's guide are available on the web site.  Please visit: