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Weather Watchers

from Roper Mountain

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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.  

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About This Program


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.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)

Booking Information

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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

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.

Jasmine Poor

Program Details


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


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
Scientists record patterns of the weather across different times and areas so that they can make predictions about what kind of weather might happen next.

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 years.

Patterns of change can be used to make predictions.

3-ESS2-2. Obtain and combine information to describe
Obtain and combine information from books and other reliable media to explain phenomena.climates in different regions of the world.

State Standards

South Carolina-
4.E.2B.1 Analyze and interpret data from observations, measurements, and weather maps to describe patterns in local weather conditions (including temperature, precipitation, wind speed/direction, relative humidity, and cloud types) and predict changes in weather over time.
4.E.2B.2 Obtain and communicate information about severe weather phenomena (including thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes) to explain steps humans can take to reduce the impact of severe weather phenomena.
6.E.2B.1 Analyze and interpret data from weather conditions (including wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, cloud types, and air pressure), weather maps, satellites, and radar to predict local weather patterns and conditions.
6.E.2B.2 Develop and use models to explain how relationships between the movement and interactions of air masses, high and low pressure systems, and frontal boundaries result in weather conditions and storms (including thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes).