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A Lesson in Climate Control

Steamboat Today
by Melinda Mawdsley

Nothing gets past elementary students.

While explaining air particles, relative humidity and global warming, scientists Gannet Hallar and Ian McCubbin were peppered with questions.

"Kids love science," said Jean Werremeyer, a South Routt Elementary School teacher.

Werremeyer said she couldn't pass up the educational opportunity when Hallar and McCubbin expressed an interest in teaching her fifth-graders more about atmospheric science.

Hallar and McCubbin are scientists who recently moved to the Yampa Valley to begin research at the Storm Peak Laboratory, which is perched atop the Steamboat Ski Area... read full article