We experience big storms of all types here in Connecticut, blizzards, nor’easters, hurricane, tropical storms, and so on. Over this past summer, students from our Teen Innovations program sat down with Meteorologist Mark Dixon to learn more about analyzing these big storms. How does STEM fit into storm tracking? What’s it like working during these major weather events? Keep watching to learn more.
Teen Innovation at the Connecticut Science Center provides youth, primarily from under-resourced communities in Connecticut, with opportunities to develop problem-solving skills, gain confidence, and explore STEM career and college pathways. Teen Innovation Ambassadors spend six weeks over the summer creating original programs and exhibits that teach others about STEM.
Teen Innovation is made possible by major support from The Gawlicki Family Foundation, and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. Additional supporters include Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Stanley D. and Hinda N. Fisher Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Cox Charities, People’s United Community Foundation, and Berkshire Bank Foundation.
STEM Career Connections at the Connecticut Science Center is presented by The Hartford and Cognizant U.S. Foundation with founding support from the Mandell- Braunstein Family.
For more information on our Teen Programs at the Connecticut Science Center, visit CTScienceCenter.org/Teens.
Katelyn Rutty is the Communications Coordinator at the Connecticut Science Center where she manages all of the online content platforms. She has a Masters in Business Administration from Western New England University.