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 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