Working in… Earth Sciences – Meteorologist

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The Working In… series compiles a selection of fascinating STEM jobs in a multitude of fields. They are designed to highlight the variety of STEM careers available to students that they may not have considered, or been aware of before now. Find out where your future career may lie here.

Alison is a Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology. She talks about her day to day role, and how she combines her scientific knowledge with a high level of communication skills to enable her to do her job.

This resource is best suited to Earth and Space students in Years 4, 6, 7 and 10 who are interested in weather patterns and how technology has constantly been evolving to provide scientists with more accurate data. It also highlights some of the other applications of meteorology, beyond weather forecasting.

Working In… Earth Science – Meteorologist

Video length: 4:53 mins

This video is part of our Working In… series. See more in the series here.

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Years: 4, 8


Earth and Space Sciences – Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface


4, 6-7 & 10