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Weather Watchers

by  Roper Mountain Science Center

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During this program students
join our Weather Watchers team where they consult on weather related issues.
They work in teams to analyze data and make safety predictions based on past
hurricanes in South Carolina. This fun and fast paced weather Virtual Field Trip is sure to be
a favorite among students.  

Virtual field trips at Roper Mountain Science
Center are available to book on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the school year.
Please reach out if you have any questions jpoor@greenville.k12.sc.us

Program Rating

   based on 36 evaluation(s).

About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $100.00
Point to Point Premium: $100.00


The following fee structure is used:
Greenville County - FREE
South Carolina - $50 per session; buy four, get the fifth FREE (All five programs must be booked at the same time to qualify)
Out-of-State - $100 per session; buy four, get the fifth FREE (All five programs must be booked at the same time to qualify)

Invoices are sent by email, and payment is due within 30 days of your session.

Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

Virtual field trips at Roper Mountain Science Center are available to book on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the school year. Please reach out if you have any questions jpoor@greenville.k12.sc.us

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Roper Mountain Science Center

Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice unless the program is rescheduled immediately.

About This Provider

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Roper Mountain Science Center

Greenville, SC
United States

Our Mission is to educate and inspire learners of all ages to explore and investigate the world of science and technology. Our philosophy is that learning should be enjoyable as well as challenging.
We strive to ensure your learning experiences with Roper Mountain Science Center are interdisciplinary--incorporating, science, technology, mathematics, social studies, and language arts.

Contact:
Jasmine Poor
jpoor@greenville.k12.sc.us
8643558930

Program Details

Format

1. Introduction to Weather Watchers
2. Climate vs. weather
3. Weather tools- radar maps and satellites specifically
4. Prediction of temperature using line graph
5. Analyze past hurricane information to make informed safety plan for coastal town

Objectives

The participant will:
- develop an understanding of difference between weather and climate
- learn about how meteorologists predict the weather
- learn safety precautions for hurricanes
- gather information from past hurricanes through data and make a prediction

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

3-ESS2-1. Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

ESS2.D: Weather and Climate
Climate describes a range of an area's typical weather conditions and the extent to which those conditions vary over the years.

MS-ESS3-2
Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

State Standards

South Carolina-
3-ESS2-1. Represent data in tables and graphical displays of typical weather conditions during a particular season to
identify patterns and make predictions.

6-ESS3-2.
Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to identify patterns, which help forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.