National Hurricane Center: 2013 5th Grade Webinars Archive
The Hurricane Webinars for 5th Grade classes are presented by the Hurricanes: Science and Society (HSS) team at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography (URIO/GSO) in partnership with the NOAA National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center (AOC). The purpose of the Hurricane Webinars is to raise awareness about hurricanes in advance of the 2013 North Atlantic hurricane season.
During these these 1-hour webinars, students will hear from NHC scientists and forecasters, as well as NOAA Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) personnel that fly into hurricanes. A presentation on region-specific hurricane science and preparedness will be given with interactive questions prompting student responses.Videos, visualizations, graphics, and other media will be included to engage students. Additional resources are linked below including a virtual video tour of the National Hurricane Center.
Webinars were offered on 5 different dates. Each Hurricane Webinar is the same except for some region specific information
Gulf Coast Webinar, Monday, March, 18 and Thursday, March 21, 2013.
Gulf Coast States include: TX, LA, MS, AL, GA, and FL Panhandle & FL Gulf Coast.
Monday, March 18, 10am CT (11am ET)
Thursday, March 21, 9am CT (10am ET)
Southeast Coast Webinar, Monday, May 13, 2013.
Monday, May 13, 10am ET
Northeast Coast Webinar, Wednesday, May 8, and Wednesday May 15, 2013.
Wednesday, May 8, 10am ET
Wednesday, May 15, 10am ET