Stars and STEM Stories


Young Scientists Impress News Media
GLOBE teacher Richard Muncy wanted to borrow a camera from Pigeon Roost Elementary resource department to snap photos of his 5th-grade GLOBE students at work. The school, impressed, called in local Kentucky newspapers to take the photographs instead.  >>
Lexington, Kentucky Students Study Washington, D.C.
At the foot of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington DC, and with U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell attending, GLOBE students from the Glendover Global Studies School this summer advanced their study of soils and clouds. In a ideal lesson for students whose home are has many farms, GLOBE principal Investigator Dr. Elissa Levine demonstrated the proper taking of soil samples from the Capitol grounds and explained the value of knowing about local soil types and moisture level.  >>
St. Albert The Great, Louisville, KY, United States
Eagle Scouts are leaders, and young Patrick Keal led his school to the GLOBE Program. Patrick, who has just graduated from eighth grade at St. Albert the Great School, was awarded the school's "110 Percent Memorial Award " named after a student who was known for always giving his very best. Principal Jeanne Flowers cited Patrick for his "persistence and unwavering perseverance while pursuing his goals" -- including GLOBE -- as well as his "kindness towards others."  >>
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!  >>
Jesse Stuart Elementary School, Madisonville, KY, United States
From gardening to quilting, students at Jesse Stuart Elementary in Madisonville, KY, are finding creative ways to demonstrate the lessons they learn in GLOBE. Through weekly weather forecasts, the students are also helping others in their school to better understand Earth's environment.  >>