the World’s Worst Weather 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.”
WHEN: Returns this Fall - check back often for updates!
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.
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.
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
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.