See our home planet as you’ve never seen it before: projected and animated on a giant, suspended globe, Science on a Sphere® from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Watch dramatic weather unleash furious historic storms, see special spherical movies about space, tsunamis, and waterfalls, and meet the scientists who study our climate.
This day’s schedule includes:
A full day of interactive weather entertainment and learning, including the spherical films, “Tsunamis” and Water Falls.” Plus interactive presentations about extreme weather, forecasting and a “Best of Science on a Sphere®” seeing the earth at night, Hurricane Sandy, and more.
12pm: Anthropocene – Visualizing Humans as the Dominant Forces of Change on the Planet (NOAA)
12.30pm: Cooking on an Exoplanet – with Steve Howell and Bill Yosses
1.15pm: When the water goes away, run the other way!! Science of TSUNAMIS (NOAA)
1:45pm: Tsunami, a spherical movie
2pm: Cooking on an Exoplanet – with Steve Howell and Bill Yosses
2.45pm: New Horizons, a spherical movie
2:50pm: Water Falls, a spherical movie with introduction by the film maker, Victoria Weeks
3pm: Science on a Sphere film maker Victoria Weeks premieres her new film Pale Blue Dot, and discusses the art of communicating science through film.
3.30pm: The Best of Science on a Sphere” Surface Current, Solar Systems, Air Traffic, Air at Night. Tsunamis (NOAA)