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A Pembroke Academy Class Receives a Fox 2 News Weather Science Lesson

A Pembroke Academy sixth-grade class recently received a virtual weather lesson from WJBK Fox 2 News meteorologist, Michael Estime. The event gave Mr. Paul Riebe’s science class the opportunity to interact with Estime and learn about all things weather.
 Student video calling Michael Estime

“The experience was really great for my students,” says Riebe. “They were very excited and engaged with the lesson and asked very relevant and interesting questions during the Q & A portion. I spent time before the lesson reviewing weather and climate with my students so they would be prepared.”
 
Estime picks schools across southeast Michigan to work with and teach the students about weather and meteorology. When Riebe’s students had questions, they would go to the front of the class so that Estime and the student could see each other better.
 Michael Estime pointing to a green screen

“It was a wonderful opportunity for our students to learn about different weather patterns, what severe weather is, and even how weather predictions are determined and delivered on the local news,” said Salwa Kinsey, assistant principal. “Our Pembroke scholars were highly engaged, wearing their Pembroke lab coats and asking great questions throughout the lesson.”
 
Pembroke Academy also received a special shout-out on the Fox 2 News weather forecast by meteorologist Estime on Saturday morning, Jan. 15.
 Student video calling Michael Estime

Way to go Mr. Riebe and your sixth-grade class for representing Pembroke Academy so well!
 
Pembroke Academy, a school in Detroit, Michigan, is a partner school in the National Heritage Academies network with over 95 tuition-free, public charter schools across nine states, serving more than 60,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade.