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11/03/2005
GLOBE in Alabama
GLOBE in Alabama (GIA) was established in 1999 as a state-based partner of The GLOBE Program. GIA is administered by the National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC), which is a formal partnership between NASA and the State of Alabama's seven research universities.  >>
10/14/2005
100,000 Points of Data
Recently, four juniors at Norfork High School; Renee L., Jacob M., Breanna V., and Kendra R. visited their former science classroom to celebrate the schools' achievement of reaching 100,000 points of data. The purpose of their visit was to share their enthusiasm for GLOBE with the present sixth graders and teach them how to take atmospheric measurements.  >>
09/27/2005
GLOBE Principle Investigator Visits the 2005 Estonia GLOBE Games
Dr. David Brooks, GLOBE Principle Investigator (PI) for Aerosols and Water Vapor, attended the Estonian GLOBE Games, which were held at a summer camp on the shores of the Baltic Sea near the town of Kuuresaare on the island of Saaremaa from August 9 to 11, 2005. Students and teachers from Estonia, Latvia, and Finland gathered to practice GLOBE protocols, make new friends and develop partnerships.  >>
09/08/2005
The GLOBE School for Environmental Research, Region 2 (East Bronx), New York City
The GLOBE School for Environmental Research opened its doors this September to 216 sixth grade students in the Wakefield neighborhood in East Bronx. This middle school (Grades 6-8) is one of 54 new small schools approved by the New York City Department of Education from more than 100 proposals, and represents a partnership among the Department of Education, Region 2, Queens College's GLOBE NY Metro Partnership, the YMCA of Greater New York, and the New York Botanical Gardens.  >>
09/08/2005
Jordanian Student creates Email Data Entry Generator!
Have you ever entered your GLOBE data via E-mail? It's a fantastic method of sending large amounts of data to the GLOBE database. However, it can be a bit overwhelming and difficult to understand the codes necessary to enter data. A former Jordanian GLOBE student has developed a program to help overcome these problems.  >>
09/01/2005
GLOBE Inspires Poetry
Over the years, many schools have used GLOBE in non-science subjects such as math, social studies, and language classes to name a few. We would like to share a poem written by a Yayou Herve, a student from the Lycee Technique de Bafoussom in Cameroon. The poem was written in French and has been translated into English. The English version follows the French version below.  >>
08/26/2005
The GLOBE Alumni International Network
Dana Votápková, Country Coordinator for GLOBE Czech Republic, made the statement at the 2005 GLOBE Annual Conference in Prague that the GLOBE Program not only captures the minds of students, but, also their hearts. When implemented fully, students are empowered to follow their call to make a difference in their communities. GLOBE, then, becomes the connector to a student's center of caring for their environment.  >>
06/03/2005
1st GLOBE Young Scientists Fair in Bahrain
Once again, the GLOBE Program of Bahrain completed a student activity with great success! On May 9, 2005, the First GLOBE Young Scientist Fair was held at Shaikh Khalifa Institute of Technology under the patronage of his Excellency the Minister of Education, Dr. Majid Al Nuaimi, and the United States Ambassador to Bahrain, William Monroe.  >>
06/03/2005
Czech Republic hosts 1st European GLOBE Games
The town of Česká Třebová, Czech Republic, hosted the 1st European GLOBE Games from May 6 to 8, 2005, an expansion from the traditional Czech GLOBE Games. More than 400 students and teachers from 13 countries (Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lebanon, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovak Republic and Switzerland) participated in the event.  >>
02/17/2005
GLOBE in Cameroon Opens New Regional Conference Center for GLOBE Professional Development and Initiates National Science Teacher Association
GLOBE in Cameroon is becoming a regional model for improving the teaching of science, math, and technology in Africa. Under the leadership of Mrs. Margaret Besong, Cameroon Country Coordinator, GLOBE in Cameroon has opened a Regional Conference Center for GLOBE professional development  >>