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06/05/2018
Lexington School for the Deaf Students (New York, USA) Discover their Power to Contribute to Science in a Significant Way
In March 2018, GLOBE students at the Lexington School for the Deaf (located in East Elmhurst, New York, USA) began participating in the GLOBE U.S. Air Quality Student Research Campaign. Raising their focus to the sky, the high school students soon became adept at using GLOBE’s atmosphere protocols and Calitoo sun photometers to gather their elevated observations. Along the way, they also discovered their ability – as individuals and as a team – to make significant contributions to science.  >>

04/19/2018
Walk-a-Thon for Water: GLOBE Protocol Helps U.S. Students Raise Scientific and Cultural Awareness
GLOBE hydrosphere protocols in hand, and practical purpose at heart, students in Newport News, Virginia, USA, increased their insight into how children in other parts of the world live with, and sometimes without, readily available water.  >>

02/03/2016
Into the Woods with GLOBE New York Metro
On 12 June 2015, 900 students from twenty-eight elementary schools across New York presented projects on the environment at the “Into the Woods Science and Arts Symposium” hosted by Queens College.  >>

01/26/2016
Thanks to NASA Link, Connecticut Students Envision Tomorrow at State of STEM Talk
The group from Stamford High was invited through a connection with teacher Sue Dougherty and her participation in a NASA-led program called GLOBE, short for Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment.  >>

12/19/2012
GLOBE Schools Team Up with the Smithsonian Institute to Study Effects of Climate Change
Our Lady of the Lake University, Crestview Elementary, and Carnahan Elementary are collaborating with local city government and the river authority to conduct GLOBE protocols measurements and report on atmospheric and land cover observations as part of a long-term study with the Smithsonian Institute's Tree Banding Project. Formally named "SHOUT," the tree-banding project is an educational outreach program that will collect the reported data over the next three to four years.  >>

12/11/2012
Ohio Students Explore Antarctic Climate Change through Local Atmosphere Study
Major climate changes are occurring at exceeding rates in the Antarctic. Ice shelves are breaking up and temperatures have increased within the last 50 years. Many are unaware of these Antarctic climate changes and not many resources are provided to educate the general public. Dr. Ryan L. Fogt, Assistant Professor of Geography-Meteorology at Ohio University and Director of the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis, oversees a GLOBE project that aims to educate 7th and 8th grade Earth Science classes in Southeastern Ohio about the Antarctic climate changes.  >>

10/31/2012
International Ocean Institutes in U.S. and Costa Rica Join GLOBE Family to Advance Environmental Monitoring and Cultural Exchanges
In the spring of 2011 the International Ocean Institute (IOI) in the U.S. and Costa Rica joined forces to launch an environmental monitoring and cultural exchange between students in Costa Rica and west Florida. This project was initiated by young women who had participated in the University of South Florida College of Marine Science Oceanography Camp for Girls (OCG) and wanted to extend their environmental learning with youth in the Caribbean.  >>

10/01/2012
Michigan High School Students Investigate Local Climate
GLOBE teacher Mrs. Amanda Laidlaw at John Glenn High School challenged her students to sharpen their inquiry skills by researching their local climate in Westland, Michigan. Laidlaw guided her students through the study of weather and climate as part of GLOBE's Student Climate Research Campaign. Following the NASA Climate Module, junior and senior level students sought to answer the driving question of the semester: "What is our climate?"  >>

09/11/2012
GLOBE Students Sweep 2012 Ohio SATELLITES Competition
On Tuesday, 17 April 2012, the annual OhioView SATELLITES Student Conference met at Penta Career Center, a GLOBE school in Perrysburg, Ohio. This event was organized by GLOBE Partner Dr. Kevin Czajkowski with the assistance of Project Coordinator for OhioView, Ms. Gale Nader, and Dr. Mikell Lynne Hedley with the University of Toledo. The conference was sponsored by OhioView, the University of Toledo, and the Penta Career Center. More than 65 K–12 and college level students attended and 45 student projects were displayed.  >>

08/21/2012
West Virginia Students Present Soil Research at 2012 NSTA Conference
Science students, teachers, and administrators from across the U.S. and 41 other countries met in Indianapolis, Indiana, for the annual National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) conference on 29 March – 1 April 2012. Among those attending were Caleb and Tanner, two students from Poca High School in West Virginia who were invited to present their GLOBE Soil Research Project at one of the world's largest organizations dedicated to science education. The students were chosen by their chemistry teacher Mrs. Maureen Miller because of their interest in science, dedication to their studies, and willingness and excitement to speak to a large group.  >>