On Wednesday, Meteorologist Alex O'Brien met with students in southern Colorado to teach them how to be safe during severe weather.
First, she met with the 3rd graders at North Mesa Elementary in Pueblo. The students in Mrs. Lockett, Mrs. Giglio, and Mrs. Johnston's classes created their own forecast for the next 7 days.
Then, she spoke with the 3rd graders at Howbert Elementary in Mrs. Branford's and Ms. Walsh's classes. The students today were very enthusiastic to learn and share their own experiences.
Want to get your 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.
Curious about the First Alert 5 Weather Storm Impact Scale? Check out our cheatsheet explainer.
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