Young People’s Edition of Weather Magazine

Young people’s edition of Weather magazine

The Royal Meteorological Society is producing a special edition of Weather magazine with a focus on young people.

Weather is a monthly publication. It is written in a style intended to appeal to all who have an interest in weather and climate.

We are looking for

A keen year 12 or 13 student to be the guest editor of the edition.

Any interested students should send, via their school:

–          A 300 word article explaining why they are interested in meteorology – any aspect of weather or climate

–          Their name, school name, school address and date of birth

–          A short endorsement from their science, geography or form teacher or Head of Sixth Form.

Deadline for submissions: 3rd October 2014

Application should be sent to education@rmets.org

We are also looking for articles and images to be submitted for the magazine. These should be written by individual students or groups of students, between the ages of 7 and 21. Articles can be short (around 300 words) or up to 2000 words.

We welcome contributions on all aspects of weather, including climatology, oceanography, historical meteorology and related environmental matters. Submissions might cover;

o   weather related fieldwork,

o   cross curricula weather projects,

o   local weather events,

o   investigations into community memories of extreme weather,

o   weather balloon launches,

o   anything else!

The deadline for submitting articles or images is 5th December 2014.

They should be submitted to education@rmets.org

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