- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June
- Session Length: One Week
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: STEM
- Sub-Categories: STEM
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
- Minimum Cost: Free
The Meteorology Academy offers a one-week residential program focused on weather for rising 9th - 11th graders residing in Oklahoma.
Students will learn about atmospheric interactions from fronts to thunderstorm development, how data are collected, and how to analyze weather maps. Students will be exposed to meteorology careers including operational forecasters from NOAA’s National Weather Service offices; field researchers; television broadcasters; and the emergency management community.
Thirty students will be accepted. Students will live in the university residence halls, eat on campus and learn in university classrooms - giving students a real “feel” for college life. Summer camp counselors will be housed on the same dormitory floor to provide maximum assistance and supervision. Students will have class activities each day in classrooms and state of the art laboratories on the research campus at OU-Norman. Educational, recreational and team building activities will take place in the evenings to help students have a well-rounded experience.
All expenses, including housing, meals, supplies, and books will be provided to each academy student. Travel expenses to and from the academy location and incidental personal expenditures are the responsibility of the academy student.