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Meet the Experts: Predicting the Weather for Renewable Energy [FREE] Nov 9, 2022

by  UCAR Center for Science Education

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As countries around the world transition their power grids from fossil fuels to renewable energy, one challenge we face is the effect daily weather has on wind and solar energy production. This month learn how Branko Kosovic, a NCAR weather systems scientist, and his team works together to help the transition to renewable energy by developing and sharing better weather forecasts and technology.

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Length

40 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:

8

Maximum participants:

50


Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Economics/Business, Industrial Technology, Leadership, Mathematics, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Sciences, STEM, Technology/Information Science


Program Delivery Mode

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



Booking Information

Please register on CILC at least one day prior to the program. For same-day registration and information on future Meet the Scientist programs, please visit https://scied.ucar.edu/visit/meet-experts-live-qa-ncar-experts.

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact UCAR Center for Science Education

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

Provider's Cancellation Policy

There are no penalties for cancellations; however, we greatly appreciate notification that you will not be able to attend.

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UCAR Center for Science Education

Boulder, Colorado
United States

The UCAR Center for Science Education amplifies and complements the work of the National Science Foundation's National Center for Atmospheric Research, by offering educational resources and programs for students and the general public. 

We provide a range of digital and in-person learning opportunities to engage K-12 students and teachers in explorations of atmospheric, weather, climate, and related Earth system sciences.

Contact:
School and Public Programs (SPP) Team
spp@ucar.edu
303-497-2401

Program Details

Format

The program consists of a short, interactive presentation by the expert, followed by open Q&A with participants.

Objectives

Participants will:
-Explore the diverse career paths and opportunities with an organization like NCAR|UCAR.
-Understand the types of scientific research that NCAR and UCAR focus on.
-Engage with experts directly through asking questions.