UNDEO 4 Outreach

The outreach component of UNDEO-2015 principally targeted high school students and the general public. The exhibition of DOW-6 to high school students involved participation in the state convention of FFA (Future Farmers of America;  Figure  3a). DOW-6  was exhibited outside the Pinnacle Bank Arena for 3 hours during FFA activities. DOW-6 was also exhibited to a general audience primarily composed of members of the greater-Lincoln community during the 15th annual Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium (Figure 3b). Finally, DOW-6 was  featured in a showing of Twister  at “The World Theater” in Kearney. Approximately 80 members of the local community attended the showing and subsequent Q&A held by Dr. Houston.

Figure 3. [Image at right] Outreach activities associated with UNDEO-2015: a) state FFA convention, b) 15th annual Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium, and c) showing of Twister at The World Theater in Kearney, NE.