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04/27/1999
Liceo Scientifico Majorana, Moncalieri, Italy
Demonstrating the multi-disciplinary nature of the GLOBE Program, teachers at the Liceo Scientifico Majorana school in Italy have incorporated GLOBE into physics, science, philosophy and foreign language classes. Under the energetic guidance of GLOBE teacher Giovanni Imbalzano, the school has also incorporated GLOBE into a science project for disabled students.  >>
04/13/1999
GLOBE Stars in the Czech Republic
Using the art of photography, the GLOBE Program in the Czech Republic is reaching out to expand community awareness of their activities. An exhibition of photographs taken at the 1998 GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) by renowned Czech photographer Roman Sejkot opened at the Hotel Renaissance in Prague last November and will soon travel throughout the country.  >>
04/03/1999
GLOBE Stars: Kingsburg High School, CA United States and Utajarven Ylaaste School, Utajarvi, Finland
GLOBE students, teachers and scientists know that one of the most enjoyable and important aspects of The GLOBE Program is the ability to communicate easily with other GLOBE participants around the world. Often, these communications lead to long-lasting connections, like the relationship enjoyed by GLOBE schools in Kingsburg, CA, and Utajdrvi, Finland.  >>
03/30/1999
Escuela Provincial No. 38 Julio Argentina Roca, an Argentine-hosted GLOBE School in Antarctica, Esperanza, Argentina
Working on fields of ice and snow under the watchful eye of a flock of penguins, students in Antarctica are working hard to keep scientists updated on environmental conditions near the South Pole. A dozen students, whose Argentine parents work at a science observation site at the southern tip of the planet, attend the "Escuela N38" performing GLOBE protocols under the guidance of teacher Luis Alberto Brusasca.  >>
03/23/1999
GLOBE Star in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Cooperation among GLOBE schools is flourishing both globally and, in some cases, locally! In West Chester, Pennsylvania, GLOBE students of different grade levels and even different schools have found that working together is a very effective way to carry out protocols and learn scientific concepts.  >>
03/16/1999
Norwood School, Bethesda, MD, United States
GLOBE students at the Norwood School in Bethesda, Maryland, are sharing more than data. These hard-working students are also sharing the proceeds from a school fundraiser to help the Tsitsiboga Public School in Carltonville, South Africa, acquire an instrument set for conducting their GLOBE protocols.  >>
03/07/1999
Enon kirkonkylan ala-aste, Eno, Finland
A special partnership between GLOBE students in Finland and South Africa is demonstrating both the scientific and educational benefits of the GLOBE Program worldwide. Their partners in Eno, Finland, at the Enon kirkonkylan ala-aste, have been consistently reporting GLOBE data since fall 1995. According to GLOBE Teacher Mika Vanhanen, his students have a special interest in sharing data and collaborating with GLOBE students worldwide.  >>
03/05/1999
Groot Brakrivier Secondary School, Groot Brakrivier, South Africa
A special partnership between GLOBE students in Finland and South Africa is demonstrating both the scientific and educational benefits of the GLOBE Program worldwide. The Groot Brakrivier Secondary School of South Africa initiated their GLOBE Program as an extra-curricular activity with over 150 students and two trained GLOBE teachers.  >>
03/04/1999
GLOBE Stars in Croatia
On November 12-13, 1998, principals from forty-one Croatian GLOBE schools participated in a special conference hosted by GLOBE schools OS Konjscina, OS Matija Gubec, and OS Marija Bistrica and organized by Croatian GLOBE Country Coordinator Diana Garasic. The conference provided principals a better understanding of the GLOBE science and education activities and of what schools gain through implementation of the Program.  >>
02/22/1999
Morehead Elementary School, Morehead, KY, United States
In their effort to diligently record and report atmospheric measurements, the students at Morehead Elementary in Morehead, Kentucky are not only helping scientists but they are also making history! In January 1999, Morehead Elementary became the 3000th GLOBE school to report data to the GLOBE Student Data Archive!  >>