Home of the World’s Worst Weather Live! 

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Thank you to Mathworks, and The Ham Foundation for their support.

Connect live via Zoom 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 virtual program called “Home of the World’s Worst Weather Live.” 
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WHEN: Tuesdays at 11:15 AM Eastern!

·       WHAT: Programs each Tuesday focus on a particular topic in weather and climate such as air masses or fronts, or how extreme winds are measured. MWO's summit scientists will take roughly 20 minutes to share their knowledge in addition to the latest conditions  from high above tree line, followed by a Q&A session. 

·       WHERE: Live programs stream on Zoom. Register below by clicking on the registration link for each program you want to attend. All programs will be recorded and uploaded to MWO's YouTube page and below shortly after they air.

WHO: Targeted for grades 6-8 (though grades above and below will benefit, too!) 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 below for use outside the regularly scheduled time. Additional resources and activities related to the science of weather are also provided below. Questions or suggestions for the program? Contact education@mountwashington.org 


Upcoming Programs: 

  • Tuesday, February 1st: Geologic & Atmospheric Interactions
      - Registration Link: Click Here to Register
  • Tuesday, February 8th: Seasons & Uneven Heating
      - Registration Link: Click Here to Register
  • Tuesday, February 15th: Weather & Climate Linkage- El Nino Southern Oscillation
      - Registration Link: Click Here to Register

Past Programs:  

  • Tuesday, October 5th: Introduction to Meteorology
         -Worksheet: Link Here
         -Activity/Video: The Work of the Hurricane Hunters
  • Tuesday, October 12th: Weather Observation
         - Worksheet Link: Click Here
         - Activity/Video: Become a Weather Observer with CoCoRaHS! 
  • Tuesday, October 19th: Weather Prediction
         - Worksheet: Click Here
         - Activity/Video: Mini-Documentary Creating a Weather Forecast
  • Tuesday, October 26th: Fronts & Air Masses
         - Worksheet: Click Here
         - Activity/Video: Fronts & Air Masses Simulator
  • Tuesday, November 2nd: Thunderstorms & Tornadoes
         - Worksheet: Click Here
         - Activity: Storm Chaser Activity
  • Tuesday, November 9th: Nor'easters
         -Worksheet: Link Here
         -Learning Extension: Read about the 2018 Nor'easters
  • Tuesday, November 16th: Wind
         -Worksheet: Click Here
         -Activity: NWS Jetstream- Toasty Wind
  • Tuesday, November 30th: Wind Patterns
         - Worksheet: Link Here
         - Activity: Explore Global Winds
  • Tuesday, December 7th: Winter Precipitation
      - Worksheet: Link Here
      - Activity: Snowflake Bentley Activity
  • Tuesday, December 14th: Ice
      -Worksheet: Link Here
  • Tuesday, January 4th: Weather vs. Climate
      - Worksheet: Link Here
  • Tuesday, January 11th: Earth's Climate System
      -Worksheet Link: Click Here
  • Tuesday, January 18th: Oceanic & Atmospheric Interactions
      -Worksheet: Click Here
      -Activity/Game: NOAA Hurricane Simulator
  • Tuesday, January 25th: Cryospheric & Atmospheric Interactions
      -Worksheet: Link Here
      -Activity/Video: UCAR Radiation & Albedo Experiment

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