Stars and STEM Stories



Largest Teacher Training Event in Bicol Region, Philippines, Focuses on Zika Education and Prevention Project Training and GLOBE Protocols
In October 2018, 435 public school teachers from the Camarines Sur Schools Division, Department of Education (DepEd) participated in the largest training event ever held in the Bicol region of the Philippines.  >>

Now a GLOBE Teacher, Former GLOBE Poland Student Magdalena Przyluska “Transmits” Passion for Science and Nature to Her GLOBE Students
“My adventure with GLOBE started 2000, when I was a student in the high school in Przysucha, in Central Poland,” Magdalena Pryzluska said. “I got interested in GLOBE as far back as at the beginning of my education there, because it concerned both the nature in the surroundings of our school, and the global environmental issues.”  >>

Teachers from Every Region in the Philippines Participate in Crucial GLOBE Zika Mosquito Protocol Training and Community Science Fair
From 29-30 September 2018, teachers from all 16 regions in the Philippines came together at the Skylight Convention Centre in Perto Princesa City, Palawan, to participate in the GLOBE Zika Mosquito Protocol Training and the GLOBE Community Science Fair – making it a nationwide training event.  >>

Students Across Ireland Measure Air Quality as Part of GLOBE Air Quality Campaign 2019
As part of the GLOBE Air Quality Campaign 2019, students from 30 schools across Ireland measured air quality at locations around their schools. Students measured nitrogen dioxide (NO2) – a principal pollutant from car exhaust emissions – during the month of February, and investigated the results and potential impacts on their health and well-being.  >>

Mosquitoes and The GLOBE Program: An Experience in Brazil´s Capital
Two projects were instantly born: testing if larvae can be killed with electrical impulses; and the creation of a virtual reality game in which children earn points in the GLOBE site when they mitigate larvae proliferation.  >>

GLOBE Students in Croatia Engage in Two-Year Study Tree Study
Beginning in 2017, under the guidance of their teachers, Marina Pavlić and Irena Sabo, students from the Prirodoslovna i grafička škola, Croatia, began a two-year study that focused on the overall health of ten trees in a large public park in their city, Rijeka. They wanted to determine what role the trees play in air pollution regulation in the urban area.  >>

GLOBE Thailand Engages in Series of 2018-2019 Trainings to “Shut Down Mosquito Population” and Reduce Threat of Mosquito-borne Disease
In September 2018, GLOBE Thailand engaged in a focused two-day training designed to teach more than 500 participants about the increasing threat of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases – and how to engage in data collection to help reduce that threat. This training, in turn, led to several additional trainings that took place throughout the country in 2018-2019.  >>

GLOBE Asia and Pacific Orientation Seminar
The GLOBE Asia and Pacific Regional Coordination Office in collaboration with GLOBE Philippines organized a GLOBE Program School Orientation Seminar on January 31, 2019.  >>

GLOBE Japan Student Conference 2018
During the oral presentations, representatives from the 15 GLOBE schools presented their research related to their local environments.  >>

GLOBE Students' Journey to Wadi Rum with NASA's Charles Bolden
Wadi Rum, situated in southern Jordan, features a great variety of desert landforms including sandstone valleys, natural arches, gorges, cliffs, landslides and caverns. It was here, at a remote desert campsite, that GLOBE student Mohamad Fayed (of Irbid Jordan of the King Abdullah II School for Excellence), along with three fellow students, Sarah Al-Omari, Rima, and Ihab experienced a memorable encounter with a NASA astronaut.  >>