Home of the World’s Worst Weather Live!* 

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Connect live to the highest peak in the Northeastern US, Mount Washington, New Hampshire, as Weather Observers and Education Specialists at the non-profit Mount Washington Observatory present a Facebook Live (https://www.facebook.com/MWObs/) program called “Home of the World’s Worst Weather Live.” 


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·         WHEN: Returns this Fall - check back often for updates!

·         WHAT: MWO’s summit scientists will take 15 minutes to share the latest weather conditions and forecasts from high above treeline, followed by a Q&A session.  Programs each Monday focus on a particular topic in weather and climate such as Supercell Thuderstorms or how Wind is Measured. 

·         WHO: Targeted for grades 3-8 content will expand on MWO’s well-established distance learning program that connects students across the country to the excitement and science taking place in the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather”.

Live programs will be uploaded here for use outside the regularly scheduled time. Additional resources and activities related to the science of weather are also provided below.


Video Archive:  


Speical Topic Schedule: The Science of Thunderstorms   

Introduction to Thunderstorms



Lightning and Lightning Safety


T-Storm Types: Squalls, Supercells & Derechos



Other Excellent Virtual Learning Programs (Check back frequently for updates!)


·        Blue Hill Observatory

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

WMUR Metgorologist Haley LaPoint: Broadcast Meteorologist Hayley LaPoint of WMUR, NH, offers free virtual lessons. 


*Free programming is being provided in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that is forcing schools nationwide to go to virtual classrooms. The non-profit Mount Washington Observatory (MWO) will offer free distance learning programs three times a week to support educators in their efforts to provide remote learning opportunities until further notice.



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