How’s the Weather Over There?

How’s the Weather Over There? Photo

First-grade classes at Robbins Lane Elementary School welcomed News 12 meteorologist Michael Rizzo to the school library for a fun, hands-on demonstration on how different weather events occur.

Also known as “Meteor Mike,” Rizzo conducted engaging experiments to simulate how tornados develop using attached two-liter bottles and how snow forms water. He even brought some funs instruments to illustrate different weather, including a plasma light globe to show students the atmospheric phenomenon that causes lightening and a hand-held device that creates wind gusts. Meteor Mike also reviewed some important tips on how to react to potentially dangerous weather situations, including “when thunder roars, stay indoors.”

The visit was arranged by Robbins Lane teacher Laura Perfetti.