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educational affairs AMS Project ATMOSPHERE 1992 Workshop for Teachers1 David R. Smith,* Ira W. Geer,+ Robert S. Weinbeck,™ and John T. Snow** 1. Introduction teachers were introduced to operational aspects of meteorology and received an orientation to Project Project ATMOSPHERE is the K-12 educational ATMOSPHERE. This summer, 49 AERAs represent- program of the American Meteorological Society, ing 34 states completed the second phase of their charged to enhance the teaching of atmospheric sci- training, a two-week summer workshop (6-17 July) in ence in elementary and secondary schools. This pro- Boulder, Colorado. The third summer training pro- gram, funded by the National Science Foundation with gram is planned for the summer of 1993 in Norman, support from both NOAA and AMS, is an evolution of Oklahoma, which will focus on aspects of atmospheric the educational initiatives adopted by the Society to moisture and water transformation processes and severe weather phenomena. In addition to these sum- promote precollege science education utilizing the mer training programs, AERAs also attend working study of weather, ocean, and hydrologic topics to sessions held in conjunction with the AMS Annual stimulate interest in science and mathematics. Project Meeting (1991 and 1992), gaining exposure to organi- ATMOSPHERE, under the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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AMS Project ATMOSPHERE 1992 Workshop for Teachers1 David R. Smith,* Ira W. Geer,+ Robert S. Weinbeck,™ and John T. Snow** 1. Introduction teachers were introduced to operational aspects of meteorology and received an orientation to Project Project ATMOSPHERE is the K-12 educational ATMOSPHERE. This summer, 49 AERAs represent- program of the American Meteorological Society, ing 34 states completed the second phase of their charged to enhance the teaching of atmospheric sci- training, a two-week summer workshop (6-17 July) in ence in elementary and secondary schools. This pro- Boulder, Colorado. The third summer training pro- gram, funded by the National Science Foundation with gram is planned for the summer of 1993 in Norman, support from both NOAA and AMS, is an evolution of Oklahoma, which will focus on aspects of atmospheric the educational initiatives adopted by the Society to moisture and water transformation processes and severe weather phenomena. In addition to these sum- promote precollege science education utilizing the mer training programs, AERAs also attend working study of weather, ocean, and hydrologic topics to sessions held in conjunction with the AMS Annual stimulate interest in science and mathematics. Project Meeting (1991 and 1992), gaining exposure to organi- ATMOSPHERE, under the

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Published: Mar 1, 1993

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