Panama GLOBE Post Plus

Five sets of equipment for will be provided for students to take data following clouds, soil, water, mosquitos and phenology GLOBE protocols. Student groups will be formed at Centro Boquerón Abajo, a public school with limited resources. The students and their teachers will be trained and mentored by experts from the NATURA Foundation, a non-governmental organization created on March 28, 1991 to promote plans and programs for the protection and conservation of the biological heritage and natural resources of Panama. Data will be reported to GLOBE. The proposers hope to have virtual exchanges with one or more US GLOBE schools and interaction through GLOBE with research scientists.

 

Grant funding: $2,500

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