27th Symposium on Education

Program Chairs: Diane M. Stanitski , NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Division ; Jeffrey A. Yuhas , Morristown-Beard School ; DonMarie Brousseau , AGU
Reviewers: Rebecca L. Batchelor , UCAR ; Peter Dorofy , Rowan University ; Jon Nese , Pennsylvania State University ; Danny E. Mattox , University of Oklahoma ; Reginald Blake , New York City College of Technology, City University of New York ; Thomas A. Guinn , Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. ; Scott S. Lindstrom , CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin ; Ann Reiser , NOAA

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Sunday, 7 January 2018

12:00 PM-4:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018


WeatherFest
Location: Exhibit Hall 1 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Monday, 8 January 2018

8:30 AM-8:45 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Plenary Session 2
Welcoming Address
Location: Austin, Texas

8:45 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 1
Using Alternative Presentation Formats to Inform Your Audience
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Reginald Blake, New York City College of Technology; Danny E. Mattox, University of Oklahoma
9:00 AM
1.2
Thinking Globally: Enhancing Learning with NOAA Earth System Data Visualization Tools—SOS, SOSx, NOAA View
Elizabeth L. Russell, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and C. McDougall, H. Peddicord, and D. P. Pisut
9:15 AM
1.3
A Textbook Case of Going Virtual
John A. Knox, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and S. Ackerman and T. Whittaker

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Session 2
Active Learning Demonstrations from the Atmospheric Sciences
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Danny E. Mattox, University of Oklahoma; Daria B. Kluver, Central Michigan Univ.
2.2
Developing New Methods in Winter Weather Warning Education in the NWS
James G. LaDue, NOAA/NWS/Office of Chief Learning Officer/Warning Decision Training Division, Norman, OK; and S. Mullens, A. V. Bates, M. J. Sienkiewicz, C. S. Spannagle, B. N. Grant, J. J. Zeltwanger, M. A. Bohorquez, and D. D. Streu
2.4
Kinesthetic Learning of Atmospheric Dynamics
Perry J. Samson, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and M. Moldwin
2.6
The Greenhouse Gas Game: Using Play to Learn Complex Concepts
Renee Minaya, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Barnes, E. Carpenter, B. Hatheway, A. Lotko, M. Mueller, and J. Ristvey Jr.

2.9
Satellites 101: Basic Image Analysis Based on Resolution
Victoria L. Gorman, Citizen Science Education Program, Medford, NJ

12:00 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Lunch Break

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Lecture 1
2018 Haurwitz Lecture
Location: Salon K (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Cochairs: Ángel F. Adames, GFDL; Scott W. Powell, Colorado State Univ.

2:00 PM-4:15 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Session 3
Pre-College Education Initiatives
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Peter Dorofy, Rowan University; Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Morristown-Beard School
2:15 PM
3.2
Data in the Classroom: New Tools for Engaging Students with Data
Daniel P. Pisut, IMSG, Silver Spring, MD; and A. F. Dean
2:45 PM
3.4
3:00 PM
Break

3:45 PM
3.7
Modernization of the AMS DataStreme Project
Chad M. Kauffman, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and W. Abshire, I. W. Geer, K. L. O'Neill, K. A. Nugnes, E. W. Mills, and A. E. Stimach
4:00 PM
3.8

4:15 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session 1
Poster Session I—Education
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Division; Ann Reiser, NOAA
120
The Use of VR and AR Applications for Meteorological Education
Brian J. Billings, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and P. Dorofy

121
Mixed Reality Visualization of Rocket Launch Weather Criteria
Armani L. Cassel, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and E. Munoz and N. McHenry

126
127
Impacts of the NSF-Funded ACES S-STEM Project on Atmospheric Sciences Students at a Public Liberal Arts University
Douglas K. Miller, Univ. of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and M. Cameron, C. M. Godfrey, J. D. Brock, and C. C. Hennon
Manuscript (411.5 kB)

Handout (3.9 MB)

134
136
Cloudy or Not, Here Comes the Meteorology!
Teresa M. Bals-Elsholz, Valparaiso Univ., Valparaiso, IN; and K. H. Goebbert and A. J. Stepanek

137
Cloud Identification Exercise
Wendilyn J. Flynn, Univ. of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Manuscript (34.3 kB)

Handout (34.3 kB)

141
Developing an Educational Program Using Science on a Sphere
Michelle Corcoran, Morristown-Beard School, Morristown, NJ; and R. Tone, J. A. Yuhas, and E. L. Russell

142
Expanding the Footprint of MBWS
Rebecca Tone, Morristown-Beard School, Morristown, NJ; and C. Norteman, M. Corcoran, J. Schneider, R. Carchia, J. Dubose, M. DeSimone, V. Sharma, and J. A. Yuhas

146
147
An Intrusive Research Mentoring Program in Remote Sensing for Undergraduate Minority Students
Reginald Blake, New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY; and J. Liou-Mark, H. Norouzi, and L. Yuen-Lau

151
Pathways to Atmospheric Science Through Immersion in Geoscience Research
Melissa A. Burt, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. Bililign, A. S. Denning, K. Schimmel, A. Mekonnen, Y. L. Lin, J. Zhang, M. Jha, and B. Banks

153
Coloring as a Means to Lightning Data Exploration
Deborah K. Smith, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and T. Smith, L. Sinclair, A. M. Weigel, and K. Bugbee

155
Community-Based Problem Solving to Introduce Inclusive STEM Pedagogies
Richard Wagner, Metropolitan State Univ. of Denver, Denver, CO; and J. Johnson

6:00 PM-8:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Exhibits Opening and Reception
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Ryan Symposium Reception
Location: The Reverbery at the Hilton (Austin, Texas)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Recording files available
Themed Joint Session 2
Television Meteorologists as Educators
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 27th Symposium on Education; and the 46th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology )
Cochairs: Jon Nese, Pennsylvania State University; Cheryl Nelson, Cummins Inc. and WTKR-TV
9:00 AM
TJ2.3

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Coffee . Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 4
Effective Strategies for Increasing Minority Participation in the Atmospheric Sciences
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Reginald Blake, New York City College of Technology; Janet Liou-Mark, New York City College of Technology of the City Univ. of New York
11:00 AM
4.3
Building Mentoring Relationships Between Alumni and Students of Jackson State University
John P. Moore III, NWS, Jackson, MS, MS; and J. D. Sims, C. Woods, W. Parker, L. Alomassor, A. R. Cook, H. Hasberry, F. Zeigler, and D. Hill
11:15 AM
4.4

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 5
Research Relevant to the Teaching and Learning of Atmospheric Science
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Rebecca L. Batchelor, UCAR; Kathleen Quardokus Fisher, Florida International Univ.
1:45 PM
5.2
2:00 PM
5.3
Minding the Gap: A Theoretical Approach to Increase Accessibility of Seasonal Forecast Products
Michel D. S. Mesquita, Uni Research Climate, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway; and M. B. Yarker, P. Walton, and A. W. Robertson

2:45 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Panel Discussion 1
Planning the Future of the Symposium on Education
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Moderators: Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Morristown-Beard School; Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Division

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session 2
Poster Session II—Outreach
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Division; Ann Reiser, NOAA
583
Training the Next Generation of Climate Scientists to Support Climate Services
Claire Scannell, UKMO, Exeter, UK; and R. Osborne

585
HTML5 WebApps from the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. M. Whittaker, S. Ackerman, and T. J. Schmit

589
Scientific Discovery with Bats on Radar
Aaron A. Treadway, Meteorologist, New Braunfels, TX; and J. W. Zeitler

590
Utilizing Podcast and Vlog Formats to Enhance the Learning Experience
Mark T. Jelinek, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

590A
Increasing Student Opportunity by Creating Innovative Minors with Minimal Cost
Thomas A. Guinn, Embry-Riddle Aeronatical Univ., Daytona Beach, FL

6:30 PM-8:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Peter J. Webster Symposium Banquet
Location: Ballroom A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 6
Outreach and Broader Impacts
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Morristown-Beard School; Peter Dorofy, Rowan University
8:30 AM
6.1A
How NOAA Jump-Started the 2017 Satellite Conference to Engage the Audience
Jordan J. Gerth, CIMSS, Madison, WI; and M. S. Paese and M. J. Browne
8:45 AM
6.2
Changing the Face of Science: Lessons from the 2017 Science-a-Thon
Melissa A. Burt, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and R. Barnes, R. Licker, and T. Holloway
9:00 AM
6.3

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 7
University Education Initiatives
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Thomas A. Guinn, Embry-Riddle Aeronatical Univ.; Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Division
11:15 AM
7.4
Research and Education Benefits of Institutional Operational Weather Modeling
Joseph F. Brodie, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and T. Miles, S. Glenn, R. Dunk, G. Seroka, L. A. Bowers, J. L. Coupe, S. Lichtenwalner, H. Roarty, O. Schofield, and J. Kohut
11:45 AM
7.6
Raising Scientific Literacy through the New and Improved AMS Ocean Studies
Wendy Abshire, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and E. W. Mills, D. A. Segar, S. W. Kish, I. W. Geer, K. A. Nugnes, and K. L. O'Neill

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Recording files available
Lecture 2
2018 Horton Lecture
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
1:30 PM
L2.1
Rain Rates from Space: Past & Future (Invited Presentation)
Gerald R. North, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

1:30 PM-3:45 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Session 8
Innovative Teaching Strategies in University Instruction on Atmospheric Dynamics
Location: Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Thomas A. Guinn, Embry-Riddle Aeronatical Univ.; Jon Nese, Pennsylvania State University
2:00 PM
8.2

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session 3
Poster Session III—Broader Impacts
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Cochairs: Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Division; Ann Reiser, NOAA
Poster 1030 has been moved. New Paper number 6.1A

1031A
Retaining LGBTQ+ Students and Early Career Professionals in STEM through Holistic Engagement
K. Ryder Fox, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and A. J. Pina

7:00 PM-9:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


98th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)