What: WeatherBug, a leading provider of live, local weather data for businesses, schools and consumers, brings technology to the classroom and gives students the opportunity to speak directly with a senior meteorologist about the 2007 Tornado Season. More than 1,000 students and educators from across the country have signed up to participate in the first-of-its-kind, live, interactive conference calls to be held next week. Reporters are invited to call-in to hear the presentation and Q&A with the students.
Who: Joe Bartosik, Senior Meteorologist, WeatherBug
When: Thursday, May 3, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. EDT
Monday, May 9, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. EDT
ABOUT WEATHERBUG ACHIEVE®
WeatherBug installs professional-grade WeatherBug Tracking Stations at schools and enables teachers to apply real-world weather conditions in math, science and geography through its award-winning educational program, WeatherBug Achieve. Teachers and students from elementary school through the university level access weather data at their own school or from any other WeatherBug site around the country.
WeatherBug ensures that individuals, schools, businesses and government agencies receive the most precise live weather information, the most relevant weather reports, and the earliest weather warnings to safeguard property, lives and to plan with confidence. With 8,000 WeatherBug Tracking Stations and over 1,000 cameras primarily based at neighborhood schools and public safety facilities across the U.S., WeatherBug maintains the largest exclusive weather network in the world. The live, local weather conditions are delivered to millions of consumers via the Internet and mobile devices, more than 100 state and local government agencies including the National Weather Service, and to broadcast television stations, schools, and businesses. WeatherBug data is unique as it is the only live, neighborhood weather available anywhere. WeatherBug is a brand of AWS Convergence Technologies, Inc. (www.aws.com)