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Observatory co-operates with Hong Kong Polytechnic University in weather education for schools
(11 January 2007)

The Hong Kong Observatory and the Department of Applied Physics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday (10 January) on co-operation in activities to promote weather education for schools in Hong Kong.

The activities include development of techniques for weather measurement, development of a website showing weather data obtained by weather stations at a number of schools, and training of undergraduates to assist in operating and maintaining the weather equipment there.

During the occasion, Dr. Lee Boon-ying, Assistant Director of the Observatory, also delivered a public lecture "Beyond the blue sky - some interesting phenomena in nature" to secondary school students.

 

Professor Chan Wong Lai-wa (right), Head of Department of Applied Physics of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Dr. Lee Boon-ying (left), Assistant Director of the Observatory, at the signing ceremony

Professor Chan Wong Lai-wa (right), Head of Department of Applied Physics of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Dr. Lee Boon-ying (left), Assistant Director of the Observatory, at the signing ceremony

 

Professor Chan Wong Lai-wa presenting a letter of appreciation to Mr. Liu Man-li, teacher at Shun Tak Fraternal Association Yung Yau College and co-ordinator of the Joint School Meteorological Association.

Professor Chan Wong Lai-wa presenting a letter of appreciation to Mr. Liu Man-li, teacher at Shun Tak Fraternal Association Yung Yau College and co-ordinator of the Joint School Meteorological Association.

 

Dr. Lee Boon-ying delivering a public lecture to secondary school students

Dr. Lee Boon-ying delivering a public lecture to secondary school students

 

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