Stars and STEM Stories


GLOBE Master Trainer Receives Prestigious Science Award
The GLOBE Program is pleased to recognize Dr. Mullica Jaroensutasinee, recipient of the 2005 TWAS (The Academy of Science for the Developing World) Young Scientist Award in the field of Biology, presented by the National Research Council of Thailand. Dr. Jaroensutasinee is an Assistant Professor at Walailak University, Thailand, in the Institute of Science. A distinguished research scientist committed to sharing her expertise with young people in the classroom, Dr. Jaroensutasinee is also a GLOBE Master Trainer for Hydrology!  >>
Partnering for Success: New Zealand's Implementation Strategies
Kathryn Hicks and Aaron Fleming of the Royal Society of New Zealand recently assumed management of the New Zealand GLOBE Program. Since the beginning of April of 2006, they have been busy bringing New Zealand up to speed with GLOBE and are very excited about their new approach to the delivery of GLOBE in New Zealand.  >>
GLOBE Program in Philippines trains Schools to Monitor the Manila Bay Coastline
Aimed at creating a network of GLOBE Program Schools along the coastline of Manila Bay to gather data relevant to its environmental state, the GLOBE Program in Philippines, in cooperation with the Indiana University Alumni Foundation (IUAF) Philippines, Inc. and the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) Main Campus, conducted a teacher training workshop entitled "Environmental Monitoring of Manila Bay using GLOBE Protocols."  >>
The GLOBE Campaign and GLOBE Day, Maliyadewa College, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
The GLOBE Program in Sri Lanka organized a National GLOBE Campaign and GLOBE Day on 20-21 October 2005, at Maliyadewa College, Kurunegala. The event was a residential program including more than 275 students representing 32 schools and 60 teachers. The GLOBE Campaign and GLOBE Day were organized to increase awareness of the GLOBE Program among school children as a measure to expand student participation in GLOBE activities. These GLOBE activities were designed to share the experience gained by senior GLOBE students with newly enrolled students to the GLOBE program in the schools.  >>
Thailand GLOBE: Quick and Creative Start
Neither delays nor barriers have gotten in the way of GLOBE-Thailand's quick and creative start of the Program. Soon after Thai trainers attended the GLOBE International Training Conference in Nepal, they translated the entire Teacher's Guide and all the training charts into the Thai language.  >>
GLOBE Reaches Great Heights in Nepal
More than 80 teachers, scientists and educators from eight Asia-Pacific countries came together at the GLOBE International Teacher Training Workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal to learn how to teach students program protocols and how the earth works as a system.  >>
Philippine Science High School Western Visayas, Iloilo City, Philippines
GLOBE students at Philippine Science High School Western Visayas in Iloilo City didn't want to wait for their weather station to arrive to start making and reporting observations. Eager to get started, they contacted scientists at the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) and got permission to establish a GLOBE study site and report data using their instrumentation site until the school has its own.  >>
Pusan Science High School, Pusan, Korea, South
Students at Pusan Science High School are using their GLOBE data to learn more about local environmental conditions and to raise the environmental awareness of students throughout their city, the second largest in Korea. Since January 1997, the students have reported nearly 2,000 observations spanning all the GLOBE measurement areas.  >>
Ecopolis Center Junior Eco Club, Tokyo, Japan
GLOBE students at the Itabashi GLOBE Club in Tokyo, Japan are making headlines by demonstrating how young people can collaborate around the world to increase our understanding of the Earth environment. The students gather on weekends and after school at the Ecopolis Center to make GLOBE measurements and to communicate with other schools worldwide using GLOBEMail.  >>
GLOBE Stars in Australia
The GLOBE Program in Australia is taking full advantage of both print and electronic media to keep up with the more than 200 schools now participating in GLOBE. With this strong support at the national level, Australian students have reported more than 94,000 measurements in atmosphere, land cover/biology, soils, and hydrology.  >>