Kopernik; Perseid's Viewing, Climate Change Forum
8/13/2012 (Updated 6:49:30 PM)People who want to learn about climate change will have a chance later this month.
The Kopernik Observatory and Science Center is holding a Climate Expo on Saturday, August 25th.
Families are encouraged to stop by and do things like make clouds with dry ice.
The Science Educator at Kopernik says many researchers believe climate change is caused by the burning of fossil fuels.
"There's a lot of different pieces of evidence that indicate climate change. One of them that's very significant is when very severe weather events start occurring; anomalous weather events start occurring more frequently. Six year period, you get two so called 200 hundred year, 300 hundred year floods, which we've had," said Nicholas Guydosh, Science Educator at Kopernik Obsevatory.
Some of the topics at the forum include regional climate change, how NASA sees the earth, and who to believe about climate change.
And you don't have to wait until the 25th to head to Kopernik. Monday night the observatory and science center will be open for a viewing of the Perseid Meteor Shower.
Doors open at 9pm. Several telescopes will be available. And you are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs for a night under the stars.
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