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2016 GLOBE International Virtual Science Fair Stipend Winners Selected on Earth Day

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During a live Google Hangout on Earth Day (22 April 2016), four winning schools were selected from a pool of eligible projects participating in the 2016 GLOBE International Virtual Science Fair. The winning schools will receive a stipend to help offset the costs of attending the GLOBE 2016 Annual Meeting and Student Research Experience to be held in Estes Park, Colorado, USA from 16-21 July 2016.

The winning schools were:

United States –  

  • Title: The Effect of Land Use on Water Quality

     School: St. Francis Xavier Catholic School

     Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

     Teacher: Amy Woods


  • Title: How does Asphalt Affect Soil Temperature

     School: Roswell Kent Middle School

     Location: Akron, Ohio

     Teacher: Steve Frantz

International –

  • Title: Seasons and Climatic Factors Affecting Dengue Cases in Muang Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

     School: Princess Chulabhorn Nakornsrithammarat

     Location: Nakon, Srithammarat, Thailand

     Teacher: Kanokrat Singnui


  • Title: Determining the Presence of heavy metals in the air by using GLOBE protocols for aerosols, conductivity and pH

     School: Prirodoslovna i graficka skola

     Location: Rijeka, Croatia

     Teachers: Marina Pavlić and Irena Sabo

During the 2016 GLOBE International Virtual Science Fair, many schools stepped up and showed the world what they have learned! Now you can explore the 105 student reports and the judges who helped score the projects. You can also view the metrics of where all the reports originated. (In order to see individual results, just click on the name of the report and then the school page to see which virtual badges were awarded.)

Information about the 2017 GLOBE International Virtual Science Fair will be shared as it becomes available. Check back often for updates.

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News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office