Stars and STEM Stories


GLOBE Estonia Learning Expedition Helps Celebrate GLOBE’s 25th Anniversary
The 23rd GLOBE Estonia Learning Expedition 2020 (10-13 August) took place in Sammuli Holiday Village, Viljandi, Estonia. The aim was to kick-off GLOBE’s 25th anniversary celebrations in Estonia. The event was organized by Kilingi-Nõmme Gymnasium and Rakvere Science Secondary School. Various hands-on exploratory activities were carried out during the four-day event.  >>
GLOBE Malta Cloud Challenge a Collaborative Success "During Difficult Times"
In order to celebrate The GLOBE Program’s 25th Anniversary and Earth Day 2020 (22 April), and World Environment Day (05 June), GLOBE Malta, the U.S. Embassy, and the Malta Embassy in Washington, D.C., teamed up in a joint project that highlighted U.S. and Maltese collaboration efforts designed to better understand the Earth systems and the global environment.  >>
Spanish Translation and Online Training Covering GLOBE Protocols Allows LAC Region to Promote Collaboration and “Break Geographic Barriers”
A three-year effort, led by Uruguay Country Coordinator Andrea Ventoso, focused on translating GLOBE protocols and presenting Earth sphere online module training to teachers familiar with, and new to, GLOBE, has allowed community members in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Region to “break geographic barriers,” even as the world plunged into new “virtual” pathways due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  >>
Virtual Science Fair Celebrates Earth Day and GLOBE’s 25th Anniversary – “One Cannot Stop Science!”
In April 2020, students in the Dominican Republic came together in a “virtual historic event” to help celebrate Earth Day 2020 and The GLOBE Program’s 25th Anniversary.  >>
Virtual Celebration Highlights Irish Students’ Efforts to Promote Awareness of Traffic-related Air Pollution as Part of Air Quality Campaign
In May 2020, GLOBE Ireland held an online event to celebrate the completion of the 2019/2020 Air Quality campaign. Sixty-four schools from around Ireland took part in the campaign, which focused on assessing traffic-related air pollution around schools and raising awareness around the topic of air pollution.  >>
Primary School in Malta Begins “Whole-School” Journey with The GLOBE Program
In October 2019, the Gozo College Xewkija Primary School (Gozo, Malta) registered with The GLOBE Program for the first time. From November 2019 through February 2020, the students at the school began their “whole-school” journey with GLOBE.  >>
GLOBE Schools in Malta and Israel Reach Beyond National Boundaries in Collaborative Video Conference
On 11 February 2020, the GLOBE Country Coordinator of Israel, Ms. Rafaela Babish, along with the GLOBE Deputy Country Coordinator of Malta, Ms. Ramona Mercieca, coordinated a video conference with schools in Malta and Israel to celebrate The GLOBE Program’s 25th Anniversary – and to reach beyond borders in a collaborative learning endeavor.  >>
NASA Scientists Generate Interest in GLOBE Across the Philippines
In an effort to bring GLOBE programs to more schools and inspire young students to pursue careers in STEM disciplines, NASA scientists, engineers, and pilots recently travelled throughout the Philippines giving informational talks on their current airborne science mission CAMP2Ex.  >>
2019 GLOBE Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting Provides Opportunity to Share and Collaborate
In May 2019, the GLOBE Asia and Pacific Regional Coordination Office (RCO), in association with GLOBE Republic of Korea and the Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity (KOFAC), organized the Annual Regional Meeting in Seoul. The event brought together 14 GLOBE Country Coordinators and participants from around the region.  >>
GLOBE Training in Madagascar Focuses on “Working Together for Future Generations”
In early 2019, GLOBE Madagascar signed a collaboration agreement with Conservation International (CI). The collaboration is based on the preservation of lemurs and the natural forest in the eastern part of Madagascar.  >>