Video Conferencing with the Met Office
Live resources for Key Stages 1 through to 5
The Met Office is hosting a series of free video conferences for schools and colleges in England. Offering a unique and interactive aid to learning in the classroom, each 45 minute presentation gives your students the opportunity to put questions to us and is delivered by our own weather and climate experts.
This service is funded by the Department for Education
Before you apply, please read the following important information.
- Please ensure your school or college has the facility to run a video conference before applying.
- As the number of available video conferences is limited, schools and colleges can only participate in one conference during the 2013/14 programme.
- Should you have any questions about our video conferencing service prior to booking, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- As this is a limited resource we regret changes cannot be made to the subject list and dates that are currently on offer. The Met Office reserves the right to amend the programme of video conferences without notice. All conferences are subject to availability of the appropriate expert.
- This free service is funded by the Department for Education and covers schools in England only. We regret that the terms of our contract do not permit us to accept bookings from schools outside England.
- Schools must ensure that the video conferencing equipment is switched on at least 15 minutes prior to the VC to allow for a successful connection to be made (delay may cause a delay to the start of your VC and subsequent shortening of the conference).
Please look at this list of available video conference subjects.
Video conference subjects
|Subject||Video conference reference code||Age-appropriate content including...|
|Weather||WX1||WX2||WX3||WX4||WX5||Water cycle, clouds, rain, snow, hurricanes, tornadoes, thunder and lightning, weather extremes. How weather forecasts are produced.|
|Climate change||CC2||CC3||CC4||CC5||The evidence surrounding the science of climate change and the possible impacts around the world.|
|Technology at the Met Office||T3||T4||T5||Technology and its place within the Met Office.|
Once you have chosen your preferred video conference, please complete this application form.