2002 Annual

Poster Session 1: University Outreach Activities and K-12 Educational Initatives

Sunday, 13 January 2002: 4:00 PM
Organizers:  Marianne C. Hayes, Sierra Vista Public Schools and Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue Middle School
Plans of Action: Enhancing Public Awareness of Meteorology Though AMS Local Weather Resource Teachers
Steve M. Carlson, AMS/Project Atmosphere and Datastreme, Hermiston School District, Hermiston, OR

Earth Systems Science Celebrations at Sandstone Middle School
Steve M. Carlson, AMS/Project Atmosphere and Datastreme, and Hermiston School District, Hermiston, OR

Piloting WES in North Carolina
Frankie C. Vann, Lakewood High School, Salemburg, NC

Poster PDF (2.3 kB)
Oceanography in the Middle
Craig L. Croone, AMS/Maury Project, Northfield, MN

Simple Statistics For Science Fair Weather Projects
William P. Roeder, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and D. E. Harms

Poster PDF (152.9 kB)
Ocean Planet- We all Share the Same Water
Beth A. Jewell, West Springfield High School, Burke, VA

Networking in New York: The Growth of Weather Resource Teachers in the Capital District
Carol A. Hildreth, AMS/AERA and Shenendehowa High School, Clifton Park, NY

New training activities within the NWS
LeRoy Spayd, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

Poster PDF (13.9 kB)
StormReady! Developing Educational Iniatiatives for NJ Hurricane Preparedness
John D. Moore, AMS/AERA, Blackwood, NJ; and R. P. Wanton and K. Orr

Learning Experiences at the Top (of Mt. Washington)
John D. Moore, AMS/AERA, Blackwood, NJ; and R. P. Wanton

The Evolution of K-12 Atmospheric Education in America's Schools
Faye McCollum, Project Atmosphere and AMS/AERA, Columbus, Georgia

METNET: Using real-time local weather data in earth science classes in New York City
Shermane Austin, City College of New York, New York, NY; and S. D. Gedzelman, S. Richards, and B. Friedman

District Eleven Earth and Weather Study Program
Steven J. Richards, Northeast Bronx Weather Station, Bronx, NY

Poster PDF (98.8 kB)
Activating Your School’s Tornado Emergency Plan: Are You Ready for the Unexpected?
Andrea Dawn Melvin, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and K. A. Kloesel

Poster PDF (19.1 kB)
Florida Leadership Institute in Environmental Science (FLIES): Implementing GLOBE across Florida
Paul H. Ruscher, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and W. R. Lusher

Poster PDF (12.4 kB)
10 Years of Weather Satellite Imagery Support for K-12 Schools
William R. Lusher, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and P. H. Ruscher

Poster PDF (53.4 kB)
Application of inquiry methods in student's original research projects
Missy Holzer, Chatham High School and Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ

Poster PDF (16.7 kB)
Educational opportunities in weather and climate for NJ classrooms
Christopher Duvall, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and M. Holzer and D. A. Robinson

Poster PDF (15.8 kB)
Weather Edutainment on the Web: The Southeast Regional Climate Center's outreach program
Sean Potter, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Columbia, SC


Poster PDF (665.2 kB)
Junior Engineering and Science Conference
Sue Ellen Haupt, Utah State University, Logan, Utah; and R. L. Haupt

Poster PDF (12.5 kB)
Introducing WES to the Garden and Empire States
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School and Columbia Univ., White Plains, NY; and C. Murphy and W. D. Blanchard

Poster PDF (19.7 kB)
Earth2Class: bringing together teachers, scientists, and science
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School and Columbia Univ., White Plains, NY; and C. Assumpcao, F. Baggio, and K. Corder


Poster PDF (31.3 kB)
The Weather Notebook in the Classroom
Bryan Yeaton, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH

Image processing in introductory survey courses in Astronomy and Meteorology
Henry W. Robinson, Montgomery College, Germantown, MD

Poster PDF (121.9 kB)
Getting CERES About the Weather
Ann Kelly, AMS/Maury Project and Our Lady of Sorrows School, St. Louis, MO

Undergraduates as Researchers, the Classroom Experience
Kenneth F. Dewey, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Using Immersive Virtual Reality to Study Hurricane Cases
Duanjun Lu, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and P. J. Croft, R. S. Reddy, S. Ziegeler, and R. J. Moorhead

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
Hpvci—Distance education initiative and efforts
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. S. Reddy, L. White, and R. Mahecha

Educational Opportunities from the Community Collaborative Rain and Hail Study (CoCo RaHS)
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

The Columbia (MO) heat island experiment or "COHIX"
Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and P. S. Market, F. A. Akyuz, P. Guinan, J. E. Lam, A. M. Oehl, and W. C. Maune

Poster PDF (51.1 kB)
Microburst Recognition for Meteorologists and Aviators
Mary M. Snow, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

Education of Prospective Weather Entrepreneurs
Matthew J. Parker, Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Aiken, SC

Forecaster's training to improve synoptic meteorology practice in Météo-France
Patrick Santurette, Météo-France, Toulouse, France; and J. Coiffier

Poster PDF (185.3 kB)
A Method of Formative Evaluation Necessary for Efficient Learning

What About Water? The Maury Project and WES: Teacher Enhancement Programs for the K-12 Classroom
Debra S. Brice, San Marcos Unified School District, San Marcos, CA

LIGHTNING STATISTICS - Some New Perspectives concerning Florida
H. Michael Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Rockville, MD; and E. Hay

Rayito El Cazahuracán: "Little Lightning, The Hurricane Hunter"
Ada Monzon, WeatherTech, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico

Earth System Science Education Alliance (ESSEA)
Theresa G. Schwerin, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Arlington, VA

Educational use of the NCAR Integrated Sounding System
Stephen A. Cohen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. O. J. Brown

The Mount Washington Observatory: Home Of The Worlds Worst Weather
Charlie Lopresti, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH

The CIRES Outreach Program: Involving Research Scientists in K–16 Education
Susan M. Buhr, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO