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10/27/2011
GLOBE Costa Rica Documents Hydrology Training With Film
The GLOBE Program in Costa Rica works to promote the development of scientific thinking through research projects that use science to investigate environmental problems related to water.  >>
10/24/2011
Illinois Partner Starts GLOBE Integration Early with Preservice Teachers
Dr. Park began conducting GLOBE workshops in both Illinois and Ohio in November of 2006 as an Associate Professor of Science and Geosciences Education in Curriculum and Instruction at Illinois State University (ISU).  >>
10/19/2011
Students View Climate Differently From the Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro
Mt. Kilimanjaro stands 5,895 meters or 19,341 feet above sea level. From this vantage point, the inquiring minds of GLOBE students went to work alongside dedicated educators and scientists who all gathered in Tanzania, Africa for the 3rd annual Kilimanjaro Xpedition––a climb up the largest freestanding mountain in the world.  >>
10/10/2011
Play to Learn is the Name of the Game at GLOBE Games
Educating young people and bringing them closer to science is what the Estonia GLOBE Games is all about.  >>
10/06/2011
Students Conduct Research Near Santa Barbara Channel Islands During 2011 Ocean for Life Field Study
Twenty-eight high school students from seven countries in the Near East-North Africa (NENA) GLOBE region and 12 locations in North America participated in the second Ocean for Life field study from 14 - 26 July 2011, aimed at increasing cultural understanding through ocean science.  >>
09/15/2011
Students put GLOBE Data Collection into Practice at Croatia Annual Competition
Every year Croatia brings together GLOBE Students and Teachers for a countrywide festival and competition.  >>
08/22/2011
GLOBE Students Practice Sun Photometer Use in Kiskunhalas, Hungary
On 26-28 May 2011, six Hungarian schools came together in Kiskunhalas, a city in southern Hungary located about 130km south of Budapest, to share research and discuss proper use of the sun photometer, an instrument used to collect data when performing the GLOBE Aerosols Protocol.  >>
08/16/2011
GLOBE Argentina Students Travel to Sweden for Volvo Adventure Finals
For the past 10 years, Volvo Adventure has partnered with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to support environmental education and action.  >>
08/12/2011
GLOBE Students in Connecticut Examine Quality of Local Water Sources
At Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge, Connecticut, students have the opportunity to participate in a four-year science research program in conjunction with their regular science course load. Under the tutelage of Science Research Instructor, Ms. Deborah Day, who helped to pioneer the program and shape the current 9-12 grade curriculum, students spend up to four years learning the components of scientific research.  >>
08/12/2011
GLOBE Madagascar Moves National Implementation Forward through Pre-Service Teacher Trainings
As a previous secondary level biology teacher, Madagascar GLOBE Country Coordinator Mr. Paul Randrianarisoa knows how to implement science in way that resonates with students of all ages.  >>