Travis knows a thing or two about weather. He has 36 years of experience as a meteorologist. Since he followed his interest, he still loves his career.
Just as the weather is constantly changing, life can quickly change as well. What helps you get through the storms of life?
Let's take a field trip!
Is there really a storm coming toward me?
Accurate Forecasting Makes a Difference
"Can you find what you are looking for?"
What is a Fujita Scale?
How accurate is your reality?
Are you aware of what is going on out there?
Have you completed this weather unit?
Do you like science and math? Would you be good at predicting the weather?
If you wanted to be a storm chaser, you could get your training at OU.
The University of Oklahoma works with the National Weather Center.
Do you know how to read a radar? What classes would help you predict a storm?
Tornadoes can be scary. However, knowledge is power! Having understanding helps you be prepared and takes away the fear of the unknown. Do you know when to turn an eye to the sky and watch the forecast? What is your reliable source?
The National Weather Center makes Norman, Oklahoma the weather capital of the nation and establishes Oklahoma University as the nation’s academic leader in meteorology.
Would you like to get a meteorology degree and go to school at OU? There is a lot you can do with a meteorology degree. Perhaps, there is a different field for you? Learning about career options now will help you plan your future and make the most of your time in school. Do you know how much it would cost to go to OU to get a BS degree? If you need post-secondary training, who will be paying for it? Many people who go to college do not know what they want to study, but this does not have to be you. Investing your efforts in the Explorer Course will open your eyes to what is available, so you can pursue your interest. If you don't know what is out there, how will you know which direction to go?