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07/01/2011
Students in Bahrain Attend Inaugural GLOBE Girls' Science Camp
On 3-4 February 2011, over 40 Bahraini students from 17 secondary girls' schools came together on Al Jazair Beach to attend the first GLOBE Girls' Science Camp hosted by the GLOBE Team in Bahrain.  >>
06/29/2011
GLOBE Chile Promotes Leaders for the Future
In December 2010, students, teachers, scientists, government representatives, and Chilean authorities gathered at the United Nations Building in Santiago, Chile, to share the results of GLOBE research conducted in two of the country's watershed areas.  >>
06/22/2011
University of Northern Iowa Hosts Spotlight Day for Primary School Curriculum
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls, Iowa, hosts an annual Spotlight on Science and Technology Day (Spotlight Day) to showcase authentic applications of math, science and technology in elementary school classrooms.  >>
06/20/2011
OPF Girls College Students Combat Pollution in Pakistan
For over a year GLOBE students of OPF Girls College, Islamabad, Pakistan have been using Hydrology Protocols to conduct measurements along the Shahdra stream.  >>
06/17/2011
2011 Europe & Eurasia GLOBE Annual Conference in Kiev, Ukraine
The Europe & Eurasia GLOBE Annual Conference and national training event was held from 1-6 June in the National Ecology and Nature Center in Kiev, Ukraine. Representatives from 20 countries including Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, U.K., U.S. and Ukraine attended to discuss future regional activities for GLOBE and exchange ideas.  >>
06/13/2011
GLOBE Students Run for Water in Buenos Aires
Each day millions of people in many countries walk an average of six kilometers a day to access drinking water. In 2010, a series of 6K run/walks aimed at raising awareness about the need for water rationing took place over 24 hours in 200 cities across 180 countries and six continents.  >>
06/08/2011
14th Annual GLOBE Games Draw Community Involvement in Czech Republic
GLOBE Games have occurred annually since 1997, taking place each year in a different city in the Czech Republic. This year, the games were hosted by Vsetín Rokytnice Elementary School.  >>
06/01/2011
Thailand Enhances GLOBE Student Research Experience with Earth System Science Projects
The GLOBE Program in Thailand is currently working to implement Earth System Science (ESS) curriculum in as many schools as possible.  >>
05/27/2011
Tradition is Born from Environmental Sensibility and Star Gazing in Macedonia
The Orde Chopela High School in Prilep is an incredibly active GLOBE school in the Republic of Macedonia. Since joining GLOBE in 2005, Orde Chopela High School has achieved significant successes at both national and international levels.  >>
05/23/2011
Goat Rescued from Sinkhole Inspires GLOBE Student Research in Ohio
One afternoon, Donna Shepherd, GLOBE Partner with the Technology Resource Facilitator for Ohio Valley Schools in Adams Country, was searching for a missing young goat on her farm when she discovered that the goat had fallen down into a hole just large enough that his head was still partially visible. Thankfully, Donna and a friend were able to rescue the goat, but the situation provoked curious thoughts regarding the abundance of sinkholes in the area.  >>