2022 GLOBE Student Research Symposium

April 22, 2022 (Earth Day)

Located at the Wedgewood Resort in Fairbanks

Travel and lodging provided. We will also pay for substitute teachers.

Chaperones register by April 5, 2022 for teams of 1-3 students

Registration has closed

All posters will be printed in Fairbanks and set up the evening before the event. Poster size is 36 inches by 48 inches. Poster templates in Powerpoint are available on the GLOBE Student Resources Page or by emailing cbuffington@alaska.edu


8 am: Breakfast at the Wedgewood Resort and Review Covid-19 Mitigation Process

8:45 am: Gather in groups and go over schedule. Three groups will go to three stations:

Project presentations with peer review, GLOBE water quality observations, and Learning from Kk'eeyh (birch) Green-up

9 am: Station 1

10 am: Station 2

11 am: Station 3

12 pm: Provided sack lunch and peer review

1 pm: Hands-on Arctic Science Activities for teachers and students. These include:

Spring stories and games, "Your Voice Matters" peer interviews, drone building workshop, and GLOBE training for teachers.

3:30 pm: Gather outside for awards

4 pm: Adjourn

Teams who are staying overnight are welcome to join drumming and dancing and 5:30 pm led by an Alaska Native drum group followed by dinner and games at 6 pm.

"symposiums are fun!"

"They are like having a conversation" -Student participant

Each participant will get a GLOBE polo shirt and dry bag filled with fun science tools.

Bring clothes to layer, sweater, a rain jacket, sturdy shoes or rain boots with warm socks. Average temperatures in Fairbanks at the end of April are 50oF Highs/ 30oF lows