List of WeatherFest Exhibitors
List of ExhibitorsWeatherFest As of Thursday, 21 August 2014
Academy of Conservation & the Environment
Booth Number(S): W2200
AERA -- William Huskin
Booth Number(S): W2202
Booth Number(S): 133, W3001
AMS Committee for Environmental Responsability
Booth Number(S): W3003
The AMS Committee for Environmental Responsibility invites you to learn more about carbon footprint of everyday food purchases and electronics. The Green Ninja Carbon Game, developed by students and faculty at San Jose State University, starts with a basket of ordinary foods and ask participants to group the foods by their carbon footprint (or embodied energy). Strategy cards are provided to help participants, while a second level of the game further expands into activities like driving and buying consumer electronics. Hands-on activities from Spark UCAR Science Education let visitors experience how much energy it takes to run small household appliances.
Bishop DuBourg High School
Booth Number(S): W2209
Carteret County Schools
Contact: Barbara Simon-Waters
Booth Number(S): W2401
Blowin' In The Wind
Wind is an important aspect of weather occurrences such as tornadoes, hurricanes, thunderstorms, or day-to-day weather. Wind speed is measured in many different ways. Try to determine your own "wind speed" using a Kestrel or a wind gauge. Participants can create a "hurricane in a bottle" and play with an anemometer. Get a free weather sticker!
Booth Number(S): W2601, W2603
Booth Number(S): W2208, W2210
CoCoRaHS (the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network), Founded in 1998, provides a great platform for communities around the country to participate in "hands-on" science right in their own backyards through the daily observation of precipitation. Volunteers of all ages measure rain, hail and snow using simple low-cost rain gauges and hail pads. These observations are then collected and made available on the CoCoRaHS Web site: www.cocorahs.org. These data are used daily by many federal, state and community organizations and businesses. Through consistent observation and data sharing, participants actively learn about their climate, their water resources and the impacts precipitation has on their lives and their communities. The CoCoRaHS Network currently engages over 15,000 volunteer observers in communities across the United States and parts of Canada. There are over 600 volunteer observers in the states of Louisiana and Mississippi, but we can use many, many more. If you would like to report how much rain has fallen in your backyard, we would love to have you as a volunteer observer. To sign-up for CoCoRaHS visit: www.cocorahs.org and click on "Join CoCoRaHS". It's lots of fun and only takes five minutes a day. To find out more about is check out our YouTube introduction at: http://www.youtube.com/cocorahs/#p/u/3/yHmz5IyjV80
Connie Belin & JacquelineBlank Int'l Cntr
Booth Number(S): W2207
Davis Instruments Corporation
Booth Number(S): 332, W2407
DOE ARM Climate Research Facility Battle for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN K9-39 Richland, WA 99354
Contact: Rolanda Jundt
Booth Number(S): 232, W2300, W2302
Come meet Professor Polar Bear and become a Climate Kid as these friends share the different ways they’re affected by climate change through lesson plans and their very own activity book. A climate data display will demonstrate the kind of environmental information that the U.S. Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Facility collects, which scientists use to improve climate models. ARM Education and Outreach strives to promote basic science awareness and understanding of climate change studies by providing educational resources to students, teachers, and communities. Additional materials are available at http://education.arm.gov.
Dwight Morrow High School Dwught Morrow HS
274 Knickerbocker Rd
Englewood, NJ 07631
Contact: Michael Passow
Booth Number(S): W2201
Deep Earth Academy is the education program of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program in the United States. Its mission is to facilitate and develop programs and materials based on scientific research expeditions to strengthen students' mathematics, science and analytical skills. Our vision is Teaching for Science, Learning for Life™ - using scientific ocean drilling to provide a multidisciplinary approach to Earth and ocean science education.We work to equip educators to teach about the Earth using all disciplines – from chemistry, physics, biology and math to engineering and technology to reading and writing. We strive to help students become better decision makers, problem solvers, science-literate citizens and stewards of our planet.
At this booth, visitors will see a replica of a deep ocean core, explore the process of coring in an especially delicious way, and investigate some of the discoveries scientists make when delving into the deep ocean.
Booth Number(S): W2802
Foot's Forecast LLC
Booth Number(S): W2503
FOX 8, WVUE-TV
Booth Number(S): W2707, W2709
Georgian Court University
Booth Number(S): W2204
Guilford County Schools -- Stephenson
Booth Number(S): W2500
Temperature to a meteorologist is the average kinetic energy of molecules at a given time and place. To MOST people, temperature determines how they plan activities and dress. Participants will learn how to construct a home-made thermometer while young participants will decide how they should dress for different temperatures.
Booth Number(S): W2807
Our Sun gives us more than just a steady stream of warmth and light, it regularly bathes us and the rest of our solar system in energy in the forms of light and electrically charged particles and magnetic fields. The result is what we call space weather. Just as we know there is weather on Earth, we also observe weather in space. NASA and NOAA personnel will be present to discuss advances in this exciting field. Stop by to learn more about space weather and how it affects civilization in the 21st century.
How the Weatherworks / The Learningworks Foundation, Inc.
Booth Number(S): W2308
Ladue Middle School
Booth Number(S): OAW10
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Booth Number(S): 401, W3009, W3011, W3013
Miami Country Day School
Booth Number(S): W2403
Booth Number(S): W2902
myweatherman.com is a entity under Meteo-Consultants Inc. We provide everyday weather data for the common consumer utilizing our state of the art, ground breaking instacast feature which connects everyday people to everyday meteorologist to understand the not so everyday weather. myweatherman.com also offers numerous consulting services for businesses.
Booth Number(S): 309, W2800
NASA Earth System Science conducts and sponsors research to answer fundamental science questions about the changes we see in climate, weather, and natural hazards, and deliver sound science that helps decision-makers make informed decisions.
National Weather Service -- Southern Regional HQ National Weather Service
Contact: Dennis Cain
Booth Number(S): W2406
Test your weather knowledge with Jetpardy! America's favorite quiz game.
National Weather Service, WFO New Orleans
Booth Number(S): W2301
NOAA Center for Atmospheric Science (NCAS)
Booth Number(S): W2912
NOAA National Severe Storms Labs
Booth Number(S): W2309
NOAA Satellite & Information Services NOAA/NESDIS
1335 East West Highway
Room 8142 Silver Spring, MD 20910
Contact: Nina Jackson
Booth Number(S): W2408
NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service (NESDIS) provides timely access to global environmental data to promote, protect, and enhance the Nation’s economy, environment, and quality of life. NESDIS promotes cultural understanding and public awareness of NOAA sciences through nine offices and four data centers. Visit our website for data visualization, weather, ocean, and climate information. http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov
Booth Number(S): W2303
Okemos High School/Okemos Public Schools
Booth Number(S): W2502
Palmyra Cove Environmental Discovery Center
Booth Number(S): W2203
PLAN!T NOW, NFF
Booth Number(S): W2400
PLAN!T NOW's Young Meteorologist Program, developed with partners the National Weather Service, American Meteorological Society, and National Education Association, takes players on a severe weather preparedness adventure where they will encounter hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods, and winter storms - all while learning about weather science and safety. The game, which you can play at AMS WeatherFest and online, offers a safe, non-threatening learning environment that shows kids what they need to do to prepare now to protect themselves and help their families when a real storm comes.
Raytheon Company Raytheon
22260 Pacific Blvd
Ste. 606-L4-1 Dulles, VA 20166
Contact: Jennifer Griffith
Booth Number(S): 109, W2806, W2808
Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 89 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems.
So You Want To Be a Meteorologist?
Booth Number(S): W2501
Please stop by and spend some time with current undergraduate and graduate students that are studying meteorology and the related atmospheric sciences. These students will be available to answer a wide array of questions ranging from the college application process, how to get an internship, upcoming careers and even to discuss their interests in meteorology and the related atmospheric sciences.
Spark UCAR Science Education Spark UCAR Science Education
PO Box 3000
3090 Center Green Dr. Boulder, CO 80305
Contact: Natalie Culkin
Booth Number(S): W2512
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Spark, UCAR Science Education P.O. Box 3000 Boulder, CO 80307-3000 Contact: Natalie Culkin Phone: 303-497-2585 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://spark.ucar.edu/ The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is a consortium of universities and colleges with programs in the atmospheric and related sciences. It manages the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), a National Science Foundation-sponsored laboratory that provides research, education, facilities, and other services to advance society’s understanding of weather, climate, the Sun, and the entire Earth system. Spark UCAR Science Education helps people from all backgrounds to learn about the atmospheric and related sciences through sound experiences and resources that emphasize doing science. Spark is also committed to the development of a diverse and diverse thinking workforce through comprehensive programs that engage students in the atmospheric sciences and related fields.
The COMET Program (UCAR) COMET (A Part of UCAR)
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000
Booth Number(S): 317, W2412
Visit COMET® and learn about the many new features on COMET’s free MetEd Website! With over 600 hours of interactive distance learning materials, MetEd is the portal to a rich and fascinating computer-based multimedia library! Explore two interactive learning modules designed primarily for middle school and high school students: Hurricane Strike! and Tsunami Strike!
The GLOBE Program The GLOBE Program
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307
Contact: Ron Zwerin
Booth Number(S): 329, W2413
Students – This is your chance to use and learn about weather instruments with GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment). Parent and Teachers – join us to learn how you too can get involved in GLOBE and help your children and students become even more excited about science, weather and climate. GLOBE students are different –– they explore their local environment from a scientific perspective and share their findings and communicate with GLOBE schools in over 100 countries around the world.
The Weather Channel/The Weather Company The Weather Channel
Contact: Allison Tencza
Booth Number(S): W2700, W2702
Do you have what it takes to be on TV? The Weather Channel invites you to test your on-camera skills in Blizzard, Hurricane, Flood, & Thunderstorm conditions.
The Weather Museum at Weather Research Center The Weather Museum at Weather Research Center
5104 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77004
Contact: Maureen Maiuri
Booth Number(S): W3007
The first museum of its kind in the nation whose goal is to reach as many people as possible and educate them about weather and weather safety, as well as make them weather-wise. Museum exhibits include a simulated weather broadcasting “studio”, a climate room featuring tropical, arid and temperate climate terrariums, an area devoted to meteorological history, a 3-D digital weather sphere, a water vapor simulated tornado and in-depth exhibits on hurricanes and severe weather. Museum hours are Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with guided tours available (need to be scheduled in advance).
University of Oklahoma National Weather Center
Contact: Kevin Kloesel
Booth Number(S): 601, W2307
The College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma administers, guides, and directs an academic enterprise in geography, geoinformatics, and meteorology so as to become the international leader in weather- and climate-related education and training, environmental and sustainability studies, research and development, and extension and outreach. The College is housed in the National Weather Center in Norman, OK. The National Weather Center houses a unique confederation of University of Oklahoma, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and state organizations that work together in partnership to improve understanding of events occurring in Earth’s atmosphere over a wide range of time and space scales.
University of Wisconsin-Madison,Space Sci. & Engineering Cr CIMSS/SSEC/UW-Madison
1225 W. Dayton
Madison, WI 53706
Contact: Margaret Mooney
Booth Number(S): 229, W2409
Stop by to interact with weather and climate on computers. Build a snowflake, steer a hurricane or determine how destructive tornadoes can be while learning key facts about each of these weather phenomena. The first few hundred visitors will take away a CD containing interactive weather and climate applets created by educational experts who grew up loving weather! We will also have a 3D globe displaying awe-inspiring satellite imagery of Earth.
Booth Number(S): W2703
Booth Number(S): W 2900
WGNO-TV ABC New Orleans
Booth Number(S): W2600, W2602
Windom Area Schools Windom Area Schools
1400 West 17th Street
Windom, MN 56101
Contact: Craig Wolter
Booth Number(S): W2306
Everyone can make water boil using conventional methods but I am going to use the processes of science to make water boil using a different technique...Making Water Boil Using Ice!
Booth Number(S): W2506, W2508