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Meteorologist
Suzanne Fortin, National Weather Service

Meteorologists study the atmosphere and it's affects on weather.

There's a lot involved in studying the weather.  Meteorologist need to understand atmospheric science, hydrology, chemistry, and physics.  They must have a good understanding of pressure, water vapor, temperature, and topography.

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Chaos Theory:
An examination of cause and effect through math and physics of conditions and systems that appear to have determined outcomes that may in fact have outcomes that appear random or unpredictable.

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teens experiencing science with mentorsScience Jobs for Teens in Greater Kansas City – No experience? No problem! Want to put your interest in science to work and maybe even get paid for it? Check out LaunchPad, a Web portal that connects high school students to real science, technology, engineering and math jobs and job shadowing opportunities in the Greater Kansas City area. Get started today at http://www.youthfriends.org/

 

career iconThe Sloan Career Cornerstone Center has gobs of info on careers in science, technology, engineering, math, medicine and computing.
www.careercornerstone.org

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How did meteorologists predict the weather before computers were invented?

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OK, this may be for kids BUT it’s big time fun for all ages!
Interactive Weather Activities
http://www.edheads.org/activities/weather/

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