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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Investigations in Meteorology


An in-depth investigation of some of the main topics in meteorology: energy balance, circulation of air & water in the atmosphere, air masses, fronts, mid-latitude cyclones, thunderstorms, analysis of weather maps & images, and weather prediction. Course will focus on the use of inquiry methods in developing the material and will include online class discussions. The following areas of the MA Science & Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework will be addressed: Earth & Space Science and Physical Sciences. Prerequisites: must be currently teaching science at K-12 level or enrolled in a teacher preparation program; Must have taken a science course or have permission of the instructor.
Course Details


May 17, 2021 - Jul 29, 2021
John Gartner
Base Cost: $1,575 ($525/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Start date: May 17, 2021
End date: Jul 29, 2021
Last day to add: May 24, 2021
Last day to drop: May 24, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jun 27, 2021