Stars and STEM Stories



Bahrain Sixth Annual GLOBE Green Walk Explores Biodiversity in Al Areen Park
The 6th annual GLOBE Green Walk was held on 30 December 2010 at Al Areen Wildlife Reserve and Park in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Al Areen was established in 1975 and is home to over 100,000 plants and trees, and more than 500 animals including the Arabian oryx, which is virtually extinct in the wild.  >>

GLOBE Teachers along the Rocky Mountain Front Range Strengthen Local Teacher Network at Workshop in Boulder, Colorado, USA
On 4-5 February, eleven teachers from the Rocky Mountain Front Range convened for a 2-day Colorado Teacher Workshop at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, USA.  >>

GLOBE Argentina Inspires the Next Generation of Scientists from Junin de los Andes
For more than 15 years, GLOBE in Argentina has inspired scientists, students, and teachers by their extended research agendas seeking to gain a better understanding of the environment in order to prepare Argentinean students to face the challenges of the twenty-first century.  >>

GLOBE Students Study Effects of Climate on Biodiversity in Hong Kong
Thirty students and teachers from GLOBE schools in Delhi, India, visited the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Hong Kong as well as the Hong Kong Wetlands Park as part of a Biodiversity Learning Expedition organized by the Regional Help Desk Office for GLOBE in Asia and the Pacific. The expedition, sponsored by the Indian Environmental Society (IES), actively involved students in GLOBE projects and activities covering Biodiversity Conservation.  >>

Solar Halo Revives Arkansas Teacher's Spark for GLOBE
Mr. Wade Geery, a GLOBE Teacher at Norfork Elementary School in Norfolk, Arkansas, has been involved in GLOBE since 1999.  >>

Wisconsin Students Design T-Shirts to Signify GLOBE Team Spirit
Kohler High School in Kohler, Wisconsin offers participation in the GLOBE Program as an academic, extra-curricular activity. Through GLOBE, students learn how the atmosphere affects them and their environment and apply these findings to their daily lives. GLOBE Teacher Ms. Jessie Good stated, "GLOBE is a scholarly program in our high school that attracts students who are academically motivated and are interested in global environmental issues."  >>

Swiss GLOBE Students Team Up to Inspect Bioindicators in a Local River
On 23 September 2010 a class of 8-year-old students from Primarschule Sali in Olten, Switzerland, teamed up with 19 and 20-year-old students from Kantonschule, another GLOBE School in Olten, to perform Hydrology Protocols on a small local river.  >>

Cameroon Expands Capacity by Providing GLOBE Training to Teachers and Community Members
The GLOBE Program in Cameroon organized a week-long teacher training workshop from 9-12 November 2010 in Bamenda, the capital city of the Northwest Region of Cameroon in Africa.  >>

GLOBE Promotes STEM Initiatives at events in Washington D.C. and the USA 2010 Science Festival
In October 2010, the GLOBE North America Regional Office attended the Expo on the Washington Mall, part of the annual USA Science Festival. This event unfolded concurrently with another GLOBE attended event, the Teacher at Sea/Teacher Research Experience meeting sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Department of Energy. This was a busy month for GLOBE in Washington D.C. since just days earlier that same month, three GLOBE students were given the honor of attending the White House Science Fair, hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama.  >>

GLOBE Continues to Grow in the Asia-Pacific Region
The Regional Office for GLOBE in Asia and the Pacific conducted a myriad of activities in 2010, ranging from student climate research events, hosting school visits by NASA officials, and growing the training team for the region.  >>