You probably know places described in literature that also exist in real life. Sometimes it is easy to recognize them, and sometimes discovering their true location requires investigation. Is it possible to put all these places on a map?
You've submitted data about your towns, schools and classes. Now tell us a little about yourself.
How do streets get their names? Are street names chosen randomly or for a reason? Why is your street called what it is?
How do you commonly greet your friends? Let’s compile a map of how we greet each other in our countries.
If you have one or more pets, tell us about them and discover the kinds of animals other participants have as pets. Does anyone have a horse for a pet? A goat? A sloth? A macaw?
What makes your home town special? Share this with your GlobalLab friends and discover what they said about where they live.
People worldwide keep pets. What kinds of pets do we keep in GlobalLab? And why? We’ll find out in this project.
Schoolbooks teach us that it was Christopher Columbus who reached the shores of America in 1492. However, history has painted a much more complicated picture. Was Christopher Columbus the first European to locate the Americas by sea? When was America discovered — and who actually found it first?
We all know such sights in Moscow as the Kremlin and Red Square, the Bolshoi Theatre, Ostankino TV Tower, the Moscow City Business Center, Zaryadye Park. But would you like to introduce less-known, but no less interesting places in Moscow. Are you eager to learn more about the city?
Travel to the heart of your community to discover the level of awareness of the importance to preserve bees in the ecosystem. Using provided questions, interview the experts about your island's flora and agricultural practices, and how they relate to the bee population; explore the data at a local and at a global levels using the data collected by your colleagues from different locations.
Let’s imagine that our entire planet is our home and we can choose any of its corners. Which place would you choose for yourself? Would it be a big city or a small village? Would you have enough courage to live on an island or on high mountains? Maybe you have your own criteria how to choose your perfect place? Let’s share it with each other!
People like travelling, they do it a lot, as we live in a wonderful world full of different countries, beautiful cities, picturesque places, great monuments. Some travellers have visited most parts of the Globe and they can’t stop, they continue searching for something special. You are a manager of a travel agency and if you work hard, next year you will become the head of the agency. You want to have more people who will buy your tours. For that reason, you need to attract tourists including those who have been practically everywhere. What will you do to help you sell well? How will you attract travellers? Here, in this project you are going to create a virtual excursion to the most exciting parts of our Globe and be the first one among your rival agencies. Let’s see who will win and become the Head of the company!
Litmus, methyl orange, and phenolphthalein are well-known and broadly used acid-base indicators. But did you know that some plants can also be used as indicators?
Every city or town begins and ends with the station. It was called the "gateway to the city".