TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TO LEARN ABOUT EARTHQUAKES

High schools teachers and students from around North Carolina will gather from June 25-29 at North Carolina A&T State University for a workshop and summer camp to learn about natural disasters and their causes.

Thanks to joint funding from the Natural Science Foundation’s Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences grant and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - Interdisciplinary Scientific Environmental Technology Cooperative Science Center (IESTCSC), the students and teachers will learn about the causes of earthquakes, plate tectonics, propagation of seismic waves, seismographs, earthquake locations in Africa, statistics and seismology data and more.

The workshop will be run by instructors from NOAA-National Climatic Data Center, North Carolina weather service, News 2 Broadcast meteorologist and other experts.

For additional information, contact Dr. Solomon Bililign at bililignsol@gmail.com or (336) 285-2328.