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Science Class Gets High-Tech Weather Lesson

NEWS                                                                                        Walnut Valley Unified School District
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March 15, 2012                                                                        Walnut, CA 91789

Walnut High Science Class Gets High-Tech Weather Lesson with CBS2 Weatherman

WALNUT, CA—A group of Walnut High School students recently got a unique weather lesson from Josh Rubenstein, CBS2 Meteorologist/Weatherman, via Skype. 

Teacher Bob Van Setten's 5th period Science class participated in the high-tech meeting on March 12.

The activity was a follow up on the Weather Unit the students had been studying for the past two weeks.

The CBS newsman showed the students the various computer-based data he uses to create a weather report for television. 

The students were treated to a half a hour lesson followed by a question and answer period.

Rubenstein also included a brief tour through the studio, showed his "green screen", and even introduced CBS/KCAL news anchor Suzie Suh!  

The quick-thinking teacher videotaped the Skype lesson on is iPAD.

On the following evening’s 6 pm news broadcast, the CBS anchor shared about his Skype conversation with the Walnut class while showing their photo. And he thanked the students for being such a great listeners!

During the following evening’s news, Rubenstein shared about the Sype meeting. 

Josh Rubenstein said he enjoyed the meeting with the Walnut High students during the broadcast. 

CBS2 Meteorolist/Weatherman Josh Rubenstein during a Skype conversation with Walnut High students. 

Walnut High students waved hello to Josh Rubenstein during a Skype conversation with the CBS2 newsman.