Marcelo astc 28_10_2010


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Marcelo astc 28_10_2010

  1. 1. <ul><li>A Museum that started to be build without own facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of importance of offering distinctive learning opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Experience in outreach programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenge Workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Olympiads on Brazilian History </li></ul></ul>Exploratory Science Museum Citizen Meteorologist Challenge Workshop Olympiads on Brazilian History
  2. 2. Context of Citizen Meteorologist Program <ul><li>A large country with large socio-economical disparities. </li></ul><ul><li>An educational system with the worst performance in comparative assessment. </li></ul><ul><li>A big concern with climate problems </li></ul><ul><li>Educational programs focused on indoctrination and behavior </li></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  3. 3. Meteorology Program <ul><li>Permanent exhibition; </li></ul><ul><li>A professional analogical meteorological station; </li></ul><ul><li>Citizen Meteorologist : outreach program. </li></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  4. 4. Data Collection Goals of the Citizen Meteorologist Program <ul><li>To collect weather data contributed by citizens; </li></ul><ul><li>To collect data related to cities micro-climate; </li></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  5. 5. Educational Goals of the Citizen Meteorologist Program: <ul><li>Involve fundamental and high school students in long term learning of meteorological issues; </li></ul><ul><li>To provide to collectors a feedback capable to promote the understanding of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relations among meteorological variables; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact of urbanization on micro-climate. </li></ul></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  6. 6. Standard School Weather Station <ul><li>Development of a low cost standard weather station including: </li></ul><ul><li>Meteorological shelter </li></ul><ul><li>Thermometer (temperatures) </li></ul><ul><li>Barometer (air pressure) </li></ul><ul><li>Anemometer (wind speed and direction) </li></ul><ul><li>Hygrometer (humidity) </li></ul><ul><li>Rain Gauge (precipitation) </li></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  7. 7. Decentralized administration <ul><li>Local coordinators at each city can: </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe new teams </li></ul><ul><li>Support and teams at their work </li></ul><ul><li>Give feedbacks </li></ul><ul><li>Administrate the blog </li></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  8. 8. Internet interface: Information in Collecting Data <ul><li>Data may be send by internet or phone </li></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  9. 9. Internet interface: Information in Station Blog Citizen Meteorologist <ul><li>Presentation of the school team and equipments </li></ul><ul><li>Posting pictures and videos of meteorological phenomena </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity of interchange with other teams </li></ul>
  10. 10. Internet interface: Information out Selecting a worldwide location and measurement <ul><li>Choose country, state, city in googlemaps </li></ul><ul><li>Choose type of meteorological data </li></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  11. 11. Internet interface: Information out Viewing micro-climate maps <ul><li>Meteorological data seen as a translucent mesh over the map </li></ul>Citizen Meteorologist
  12. 12. Internet interface: Information out Viewing and comparing data graphs Citizen Meteorologist
  13. 13. Internet interface: Information out Comparing weather with climate Citizen Meteorologist
  14. 14. Internet interface: Administrative tools Viewing and comparing data graphs Citizen Meteorologist
  15. 15. Thank you for your attention! More details and a test version of the software will be available from January in our website: Citizen Meteorologist