Public Invited to NOAA's Maryland Campus for Free Events Feb. 3-11
Guest Presentations, Interactive Exhibits, Hands-On Activities
February 1, 2012
Learn how NOAA takes the pulse of the planet every day and protects and manages ocean and coastal resources. From Feb. 3-11, visit NOAA’s Silver Spring, Md., campus for a series of free NOAA Heritage Week events, including engaging guest presentations, interactive exhibits, and hands-on activities for all ages. Meet and talk with scientists, weather forecasters, hurricane hunter pilots, marine archaeologists, and others who work to understand our environment, protect life and property, and conserve and protect natural resources.
- Guest Speaker Series:
- Tornado! Forecasting Killer Twisters: Learn how experts forecast, track, and warn of tornadoes. Also, get life-saving tips for protecting yourself and loved ones from potentially killer twisters and other severe storms. Are you weather ready?
- Eye of the Storm: Adventures of a NOAA Hurricane Hunter Pilot: Get a first-hand account of what it's like to fly into monster storms from a NOAA hurricane hunter pilot who has flown into some of the biggest tropical cyclones to hit the United States.
- NOAA Open House: Join us on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the NOAA Science Center in Silver Spring, Md., for hands-on educational activities for all ages
- Gateway to NOAA Exhibit: Visit our new, free permanent Gateway to NOAA exhibit.