92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 1 K-12 and Informal Educational Outreach Initiatives

Monday, 23 January 2012: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 348/349 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 21st Symposium on Education
Cochairs:  Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS Education Resource Educator and Teresa Eastburn, NCAR
  4:00 PM
Golden Words From Elementary Kids: Can I Show You My Observation!
Bernadette H. Connell, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and K. Gebhart
  4:15 PM
Making the Community Weatherwise Through Informal Science Education At the Nation's First Weather Museum
Maureen T. Maiuri, The John C. Freeman Weather Museum at Weather Research Center, Houston, TX; and J. F. Hasling, CCM
  4:30 PM
The Use of Social Media to Improve Climate Literacy: The Green Ninja Project
Eugene Cordero, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and D. Chai, B. Dallas, and B. Sarrafan
  4:45 PM
The Young Meteorologist Program
Ron Gird, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
  5:00 PM
A Rapidly Expanding Summer Weather Camp Program That Opens Doors to CAREERs in Meteorology
H. Michael Mogil, How The Weatherworks, Naples, FL; and B. G. Levine and V. R. Morris

  5:15 PM
Improvements to AMS Pre-College Programs: Results of a Self-Study on DataStreme Atmosphere, Ocean and Earth's Climate System
Robert S. Weinbeck, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and J. A. Brey, I. W. Geer, E. W. Mills, and K. A. Nugnes