What did you want to be when you grew up?

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-renewable resources; Climate Change

Additional: Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 6, 7, 9, 10

Word count: 525

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Elite athlete? Actor? Astronaut? It’s pretty rare to find someone actually living their childhood dream. Cue: Nate Byrne, ABC Breakfast News weather presenter. What does a weather presenter do, is it really a Science qualified job, and what are the perks?

This additional short video can help with a wealth of information about the day to day role of a weather presenter, as well as how modern technology is involved in meteorology.

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