Meet the Experts: Predicting Hurricanes in the Face of Climate Change [FREE] Dec 14, 2022

by  UCAR Center for Science Education

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Hurricanes are one type of weather becoming supercharged by climate change, leading to dramatic and deadly consequences. Predicting hurricanes is personal for NCAR’s Dr. Rosimar Rios-Berrios, who grew up with hurricanes in Puerto Rico. Learn how scientists are working to better predict hurricanes and their impacts so we can work together to build more resilient communities adapted to our changing planet.

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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:

no minimum

Maximum participants:

no maximum

Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Economics/Business, 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, etc...)

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.

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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.

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Program Details


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


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.