Taiwan GLOBE Plus Post

Students and teachers at Hsin Tien High School and Xin Wu High School will collect data
on mosquito prevalence and weather conditions following GLOBE Atmosphere protocols and
using the Mosquito Habitat Mapper app. They will investigate the correlation of weather
conditions with mosquito abundance. To provide atmosphere measurements each school will be
provided a multi-day max/min thermometer a rain gauge, a digital hygrometer, and a pH meter.
Data will be submitted to GLOBE. Students will analyze these data. Smart phone magnifying
lenses will be provided for mosquito larvae observations.
Grant amount: $500

ABOUT YLACES

Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists assists and rewards the implementation of inquiry-based, experiential science education where students do science and contribute to understanding of our environment through recognition and financial reward programs.

Grants range from support for taking simple measurements to teacher professional development and working for pervasive inclusion of student research projects in science teaching.

 

© 2020 by Youth Learning As Citizen Environmental Scientists.