Stars and STEM Stories


Rogne skole, Rogne, Norway
GLOBE students at the Rogne Skole in Norway are working hard to learn more about the local and global environment, and to share their knowledge with the entire community!  >>

GLOBE in Israel
Working to expand the GLOBE Program in Israel, the Integrated Pedagogical Center and the Environmental Authority of Municipality of Tel Aviv-Jaffa are conducting a series of GLOBE Teacher Training Workshops.  >>

GLOBE Stars of the Czech Republic
Congratulations to the Czech Republic GLOBE Team for their most recent initiative -- The GLOBE Business Partnership. This program was originally initiated to encourage businesses to financially support the GLOBE program at the national or school level.  >>

Greek Teachers Tour The Netherlands
After visiting Germany, the Greek teachers crossed the border to the Netherlands, where they were introduced to the Dutch GLOBE Program by Country Coordinator Martin Bosch. The two groups sang a song composed in Holland, "GLOBE Homepage, Here We Come!" The Greek participants were inspired to begin composing their own GLOBE tune!  >>

GLOBE Star of Croatia
In April 1998, GLOBE students in Croatia gathered in Zagreb to share their research with one another and to report on their GLOBE activities to their nation's President. Three students and a teacher from each of Croatia's 37 active GLOBE schools participated in the special event.  >>

President of Iceland Visits GLOBE Headquarters
The GLOBE Program in Washington was honored to have the President of Iceland, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson and his wife visit on July 22, 1997. The President was briefed on the status of GLOBE and enjoyed a demonstration of the GLOBE Student Data Server by GLOBE Director Tom Pyke.  >>

Greek Teachers Tour Germany
On Sunday, October 26, twenty GLOBE teachers from Greece arrived in Koeln City, Germany accompanied by their support team from the University of Athens: Nektaria Adaktilou, Nektarios Chrysoulakis, and Athanasios Andritsos.  >>

GLOBE Stars in the Czech Republic
Over 3,000 children and adults gathered in the Czech Republic to celebrate Earth Day 1998 by taking GLOBE measurements. TEREZA, the non-governmental organization that administers the country's GLOBE Program, organized the celebration in the Prokop Nature Valley of Prague.  >>

Koninklijk Atheneum Tienen, Tienen, Belgium
Congratulations to GLOBE Students Cindy Demeulemeester, Olivier Maurice, and Joris Lochy -- winners in the Dirk Frimout Contest, a yearly science competition in Belgium for pupils in the last year of high school. The students presented a 300 page report discussing their research in atmosphere, hydrology, land cover, and soils and the relationship between all of these areas of study.  >>

Kazakhstan GLOBE Training Workshop, March 1997
The GLOBE Program was pleased to conduct a regional GLOBE Training Workshop in Almaty, Kazakstan, March 31-April 4, 1997. Participants came from throughout Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, and Russia to learn about the GLOBE Progam and to be trained in the GLOBE Protocols. The workshop was hosted and organized by the Kazakstani GLOBE Country Coordinator,the Fund in Support of Ecological Education.  >>