CIMSS Weather Camp

 

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The CIMSS Weather Camp is a week long on-line camp for High School students.
Check back in February for our summer 2023 dates.


Time (CDT) MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

11:30am

Meet & greet

Daily Weather Map Discussion

Daily Weather Map Discussion

Daily Weather Map Discussion

Forecast Results and Analysis

12:30

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

1 – 4pm

  • Meteorology 101
  • Weather Jobs Guest Speaker
  • Intro to Satellite Meteorology
  • WxSats 3D visulaization demo
  • Accessing weather data on the Internet
  • Introduce forecast challenge and Friday's student presentations
  • Climate Change
  • Weather Jobs Guest Speaker
  • Sea Level Rise and Ice Sheets
  • Arctic Sea Ice: Changes and Impacts
  • Projects underway to slow or halt Climate Change
  • En-ROADS Climate Decision Activity
  • Tropical Cyclones
  • Weather Jobs Guest Speaker
  • Investigating Hurricanes with AI
  • Forecasting severe weather with assist from AI
  • Storm Chasing
  • Thunderstorms, Tornados and Derechos
  • Weather Jobs Guest Speaker
  • Winter Storms
  • Satellite Virtual Science Fairs
  • Q&A for student projects & forecasts
  • Friday Forecasts due by 6pm
  • Students Present
  • Each student will have ~2 minutes to showcase their favorite weather using tools from this weather camp
  •    GRADUATION

Participation will be limted to the first fifty High School students who apply. The entire course will take place via ZOOM so computer and Internet access are requisite resources.

A $90.00 non-refundable registration fee, payable by credit card, is required to hold your spot. A limited number of partial scholarships are available, make your request via Scholarship Request to obtain a discount code before registering.