Super Science Saturday at NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center 2018, August 18th, 10-2

Super Science Saturday is open to the public and

welcomes science explorers of all ages!

Please join us for Super Science Saturday on August 18 , 2018 from 10 am - 2 pm. This annual event at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) - Wyoming Supercomputing Center brings kids and adults together to explore hands-on activities, think about new ideas, and learn about science. This year's theme is extreme WEATHER, extreme COMPUTING! 

Past activities and events have included: 

  • Hands-on activity tables
  • Weather Balloon launch
  • NCAR 3D Visualization Lab Demos
  • Lightning Demonstration
  • An Hour of CODE by Array School of Technology (2 session limited seating, first come, first served)
  • View the schedule of events (coming soon)
  • Facility Tours (please note you must be 14 to tour the facility and wear closed toe shoes, no heels)

Here is this year's list of activities and events! Detailed Event Schedule 

This is a FREE public event.

FREE LUNCH FROM 11-1 PM FOR THE FIRST 500.

Location:

NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center,

8120 Veta Drive, Cheyenne, Wyoming

See the map for more location details. 

For more information: Contact Mary Waterstreet at maryw@ucar.edu

*Also visit Super Science Saturday at the NCAR Mesa Lab in Boulder, CO on Nov. 3!

 

 
 

 

Location: 
NWSC 
Date of the event: 
Augut 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm (lobby open until 4 pm)

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Inside the NWSC

A partnership between Xcel Energy and NCAR has produced a wind forecasting system that is widely considered to be one of the most advanced of its kind. Its highly accurate forecasts mean that Xcel Energy can anticipate when it will have enough wind energy to meet customer needs. In 2010 alone, the system saved Xcel Energy’s customers more than $6 million.