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Science Works! - Storm Chasing

Ever want to chase tornadoes? Or wonder what it's really like to design computer and video games?  Learn about these and many other cool jobs at Science Works!.  This free all-day event featured some of the most unique, interesting and sometimes unexpected jobs in science, engineering and technology. Attendees walked through the career fair, met scientists from around the region and heard about their cool jobs and how they chose science as a career.

Storm Chasing - Meet Daniel Leonard, a meteorological daredevil who tracks hurricanes, tornadoes and other weather patterns to provide real-time weather forecasts to the aviation industry, energy traders and the media.

Science Works! Cool Jobs and Hot Careers was a free all-day event. Listen to the other featured jobs on Chicago Amplified:

-Storm Chasing
-Living Under the Sea 
-Building it High
-Designer Gaming
-Collecting the Evidence 
-Imaging the Cosmos

Recorded Saturday, May 02, 2009 at Museum of Science & Industry.

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