Use these virtual 3-D globes to discover outdoor experiences you can have in this region, then learn some of the science that’s behind them. Why buy digital models you can manipulate and explore on your phone or laptop? They’re fun to use and the challenge of getting at the knowledge helps you value it more.
- visit this link to locate your natural region. Search for a town near your location, click on the map exactly where you're interested in, and copy the name that's next to the third arrow down. This is your ecoregion: https://bplant.org/ecoregion_locator.php
- three globes with separate experiences and scientific phenomena contained within a globe for each of the nine realms, along with instructions
- you will receive an email with ten GLB model files attached
Regional 3-D Science Globes
Spend time in the realms exploring their globes and the messages they contain. You’ll find images and descriptions of experiences you can have in the region, and inside each one an explanation of the broader phenomenon they represent. Use this knowledge to look beyond what your senses perceive when you’re outdoors to build your appreciation of Earth, Nature, and the region around you. When you start asking questions and looking for answers—in Nature and in our shared body of scientific knowledge—you’ll be ready for the last step.