K-12 Education and Public Outreach Initiatives

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Monday, 30 January 2006: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
A402 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on Education
Cochairs:  Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District, St. Louis, MO and Shirley T. Murillo, Hurricane Research Division, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL
  9:00 AM
Why Scientists Must Move Beyond K-12 Classroom Visits to Active Participants in Professional Development Courses for Teachers
Andrea Dawn Melvin, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. A. Kloesel, D. S. Arndt, L. A. Gmachl, and M. A. Shafer
  9:30 AM
NOAA's Environmental Literacy Grants Program
Carrie McDougall, NOAA, Washington, DC; and S. Schoedinger
  9:45 AM
Satellite meteorology resources for K-16 educators and students
Margaret Mooney, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman
  10:00 AM
  10:30 AM
Advanced atmosphere workshop for certified GLOBE teachers
Tina J. Cartwright, West Virginia Univ./Community Technical College, Institute, WV; and S. Fleegel
  10:45 AM
EWOC 2006 An international conference to promote meteorological and oceanographic education
David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and S. Q. Foster and M. Walker
  11:00 AM
Hawaiian Islands National Marine Sanctuary/National Geographic Field Study
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford, NJ; and A. Tranchitella
  11:15 AM
Introductory Remarks

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

  12:00 PM
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS): "Hands-On" Science for Communities Right in their own Backyards
Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken, R. C. Cifelli, and J. Turner
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