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01/31/2012
GLOBE Representative from Saudi Arabia Visits Washington Classroom
On 28 October 2011, Saudi Arabia GLOBE Implementation Supervisor Mr. Rafat Jambi traveled the West Coast with the intention of visiting GLOBE classrooms.  >>
01/24/2012
Oklahoma Partner Obtains Grant to Reinforce GLOBE in the Classroom
GLOBE Partner and Trainer Dr. Cathy Lightsey was awarded the SET GO Grant by the Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (OK EPSCoR), creating opportunities for elementary and secondary science teachers in Oklahoma to receive training in GLOBE protocol implementation as well as obtain additional materials for their classrooms.  >>
12/30/2011
Student from Lithuania Awarded Second Place in EU Contest for Young Scientists
Justas Sidiskis, a 14-year-old Lithuanian student from the Troskunai K. Inciura Secondary school in the Anyksciai district, took second place in the national European Union Contest for Young Scientists.  >>
12/23/2011
GLOBE Students in Bahrain Learn the Importance of Land Cover Research
Over 170 students and teachers in the Kingdom of Bahrain attended a series of GLOBE training workshops in October 2011 focused on Atmosphere, Land Cover and data entry to promote active participation in GLOBE's Intensive Observing Periods (IOPs).  >>
12/15/2011
GLOBE Students Share their Research at Annual SATELLITES Conference
Conference students from K-12 schools and universities from multiples states present projects that they developed using their own inquiry-based research utilizing geospatial technologies.  >>
11/28/2011
Teachers Gear Up for Tree Ring Project in Europe and Eurasia Region
The Tree Ring Project is a two-year study that uses tree rings in order to determine an environment's climate in any given year.  >>
11/18/2011
Oman Workshop Amplifies Near East and North Africa Regional Growth
The first training workshop in Oman took place from 8-12 October 2011 in the city of Muscat.  >>
11/15/2011
NASA Administrator Pays Personal Visit to GLOBE Communities in Latin America and the Caribbean
On 25 October 2011, the GLOBE leadership team in Argentina attended a reception at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires in honor of NASA General Administrator Mr. Charles Bolden Jr. to celebrate the successful bilateral cooperation between NASA and CONAE (Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales or National Space Activities Commission).  >>
10/27/2011
GLOBE Costa Rica Documents Hydrology Training With Film
The GLOBE Program in Costa Rica works to promote the development of scientific thinking through research projects that use science to investigate environmental problems related to water.  >>
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).  >>