Educational Outreach Initiatives

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Monday, 24 January 2011: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Washington State Convention Center
Host: 20th Symposium on Education
Cochairs:  Marianne J. Hayes, AMS Education Resource Educator, Columbus, OH and Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District, AMS Education Resource Educator, St. Louis, MO
Papers:
 
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AMS pre-college teacher professional development courses: A hands-on exploration of the dynamic Earth system
James A. Brey, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and I. W. Geer, J. M. Moran, R. S. Weinbeck, E. W. Mills, B. A. Blair, E. J. Hopkins, K. L. O'Neill, H. R. Hyre, K. A. Nugnes, and M. N. Moses

Poster PDF (8.3 MB)

 
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Magnify your reach! Opportunities for effective education and outreach with NESTA and Windows to the Universe
Roberta M. Johnson, NESTA, Boulder, CO; and A. Herrold, M. Holzer, and M. J. Passow

 
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Global Climate Change Education (GCCE): Sunspots and Thermal Islands
Michael R. Witiw, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide, Everett, WA; and R. J. Myers

 
168
Value to the community of a high school weather website
Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, Chelmsford, MA; and C. Donelan

 
169
Bringing global climate change education to Alabama classrooms: a 2011 update
Luke Marzen, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; and M. K. Lee, M. Simon, K. Fielman, Y. Lin, R. Birkhead, C. Miller, P. Norgaard, M. Obley, J. Cox, L. Steltenpohl, E. Wheeles, and M. Wooten

 
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Summer Weather Camps - Opening Doors To CAREERs in Meteorology
H. Michael Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Naples, FL; and V. R. Morris

 
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High school student produced community weather forecasts for television and radio
Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, Chelmsford, MA; and N. Roos, C. Paige, and J. Avery

 
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Infusing satellite data into earth science education with SAGE, ESIP and SNAPP
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Ackerman, N. L. Jackson, and T. Whittaker

 
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Weather forecasting as a learning tool in a large service course: Does practice make perfect?
Elizabeth J. Suess, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and C. Cervato, W. A. Gallus Jr., and J. M. Hobbs
Manuscript (498.5 kB)

 
175
Enhancing public understanding of climate change through museum programs
Michael J. Passow, Dwight Morrow High School and NESTA, Englewood, NJ; and M. Macdonald

Poster PDF (5.7 MB)

 
176
Rethinking model-based inquiry in terms of weather and climate computer models
Morgan Brown Yarker, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and C. Forbes

 
178
The Need for longitudinal Tracking of Student Success and Career Choices - Lessons from the SOARS Program
Rebecca Haacker-Santos, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Pandya and M. Kennedy

 
179
Teaching GIS in the atmospheric sciences curriculum
J. Greg Dobson, University of North Carolina Asheville, Asheville, NC

 
180
Teaching online weather at Gavilan College
Andrew H. Van Tuyl, Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA

 
181
Simple Climate and Weather Education via CoCoRaHS's “Message of the Day"
Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken, Z. Schwalbe, J. Turner, and N. Newman

 
183
Developing a curriculum for a summer school on climate change
Otis Brown, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. McGuirk, F. Miralles-Wilhelm, G. Voos, and J. Dissen

Poster PDF (4.7 MB)

 
184
Coastal climate hazards and decision-making: introducing a methodology for local decision support
Kirsten M. Winters, Oregon Sea Grant, Corvallis, OR; and J. Cone and P. Corcoran

 
185
Earth Gauge: Linking Weather, Environment and Climate
Sara Espinoza, The National Environmental Education Foundation, Washington, DC; and K. Kraus

Poster PDF (1007.9 kB)

 
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Tapping into the resources of a scientific field campaign to develop education and outreach materials
Vidal Salazar, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Rockwell and B. Baeuerle

 
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