The University of Nebraska State Museum hosts a Sunday with a Scientist program on extreme weather, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., May 15 at Morrill Hall.
The family-friendly event features scientists from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, interactive activities and demonstrations to help visitors learn the basic causes of extreme weather phenomena, such as tornadoes, thunderstorms, hurricanes and blizzards. Visitors will also learn about the tools and methods scientists use to observe, study and predict extreme weather.
Presenters include professor Clint Rowe, assistant professor Adam Houston, assistant professor Deborah Bathke, and graduate students. For more information about the UNL Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, go to http://eas.unl.edu.
Sunday with a Scientist is a series of presentations that highlight the work of State Museum scientists and those from other UNL departments and institutions, while educating children and families on a variety of topics related to science and natural history. Presenters will share scientific information in a fun and informal way through demonstrations, activities, or by conducting their science on site. Sunday with a Scientist programs are 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Morrill Hall on the third Sunday of each month.
Upcoming Sunday with a Scientist Topics: June 19 - Tissue Mechanics; July 17 - Fish; Aug. 21 - Climate Change; Sept. 18 - Plants; Oct. 16 - Fossils; Nov. 20 - Viruses; Dec. 18 - Minerals.
- Dana Ludvik, NU State Museum
More details at: http://go.unl.edu/uq7