Tools to Enhance Weather and Climate Data Use in the Classroom (Joint with 15th Symposium on Education and 22nd Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems)

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Tuesday, 31 January 2006: 1:45 PM-5:30 PM
A402 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 15th Symposium on Education; and the 22nd International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology )
Cochairs:  Rajul E. Pandya, UCAR SOARS Program, UCAR/SOARS, Boulder, CO and Thomas M. Whittaker, SSEC, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  1:45 PM
LEAD education initiatives
Sepideh Yalda, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and R. D. Clark and E. Joseph
  2:00 PM
Using ocean observing system data to promote ocean science literacy in the southeast U.S.
Mary C. Greganti, Univ. of Georgia, Savannah, GA; and J. R. Nelson and C. Simoniello
  2:15 PM
NOAA's NowCOAST: A GIS-Web Mapping Portal to Discover and Display Real-Time Coastal Observations, Satellite Imagery and NOAA Forecasts
Michael Allard, Coast Survey Development Laboratory, National Ocean Service, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Wengren and J. G. W. Kelley
  2:30 PM
Tools for Exploring NASA Earth Observing System Climate Data in K-12 Classrooms
Erica J. Alston, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA; and L. H. Chambers, C. S. Phelps, P. C. Oots, and S. W. Moore
  2:45 PM
The NCAR climate and global change professional development program
Dennis L. Ward, UCAR, Boulder, Colorado; and R. M. Johnson, S. Henderson, R. Russell, L. Gardiner, S. Gallagher, K. Meymaris, and J. Genyuk
  3:15 PM
An earth science web site for Randolph High School
Christopher Duvall, Randolph High School, Randolph, NJ
  3:30 PM
A modern, PC/Mac visualization tool for K-20 students
Renee A. McPherson, OCS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. M. Wolfinbarger, J. B. Basara, A. D. Melvin, and D. S. Arndt
  4:00 PM
A progress report on the Hands—on interdisciplinary laboratory program: an approach to strengthen the weather radar curriculum at the University of Oklahoma
M. Yeary, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. A. Dubois, T. Y. Yu, R. D. Palmer, M. Biggerstaff, L. D. Fink, and C. Ahern
  4:15 PM
Curriculum Development in Atmospheric Instrumentation for Undergraduates
Melanie Wetzel, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV; and W. P. Arnott
  4:30 PM
  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall

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