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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.  >>
09/21/2011
Trinidad GLOBE School Awarded First Prize at Young Leaders Competition
The Young Leaders Program of The Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago aims to help youth develop leadership skills and learn the value of working as a team.  >>
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.  >>
09/13/2011
Pre-K GLOBE Students Utilize Mud Puddles for Research in Louisiana
Ms. Norma Stigall, GLOBE Teacher at Phoenix Magnet Elementary School in Alexandria, Louisiana, led her Pre-K class on a scientific expedition to study the scientific elements of the world they live in.  >>
09/06/2011
University Students in Peru Assist NOAA Scientists in Land Cover Validation
The Climate and Land Cover (CLC) Project, a joint effort between The GLOBE Program and The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to validate land cover classification and related climate models, is one of the Intensive Observing Periods (IOPs) within the GLOBE Student Climate Research Campaign.  >>
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.  >>