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Weather Balloon Launch

Grantee: LearningTECH/Quest School – Monroe, LA

Project Title: Weather Balloon Launch

Grant Type: 

ecoSolution

Description:  

The students of the LearningTECH/Quest School launched a weather balloon with the help of Captain Planet and a local college, the University of Louisiana. The launch signifies the beginning of a school-wide study on climate change and global warming.

Continuous impact/Community engagement: 

As a result of this project, the LearningTECH/Quest School has become a weather station for KTVE NBC NEWS 10. KTVE has urged the school to report readings to their weather team during major weather events such as tornadoes and rain events.