Mapping the GLOBE

GIS technology lets student scientists see environmental data as they collect it.

by / August 31, 1999
High-school students in Rostov-On-Don, Russia, and their counterparts in Madison, Ala., share scientific data on water quality from the Don and Tennessee rivers, then hold video conferences to compare notes. The experience leads to exchange trips between students and teachers from the two schools.

Students in Mississippi look at data from schools on the same latitude as their own to learn about the effects of El Ni