On Wednesday, Meteorologist Alex O'Brien visited students at Encompass Heights Elementary in Colorado Springs.
First, the 3rd graders joined her, and then the 1st graders came for a presentation. The students learned about severe weather in Colorado. They watched weather videos and did an experiment that simulated hail in a thunderstorm.
All of the students were wonderful listeners and had great answers to the questions asked.
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Want to get the young scientists and artists in your family involved? Download the First Alert 5 Storm Safe activity book (20MB PDF).
They'll find useful and fun information on winter storms, thunderstorms, lightning, hail, strong winds, tornadoes, flooding, how to be a safety kid, cool ideas for safe at-home experiments, and more!
Your young scientist can also send in a portion of the activity book to be featured in a First Alert 5 forecast.
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