This video explains the fascinating story of how a hurricane is created.
A news report on what a storm surge is and how it affects us.
An excellent animation on how hurricanes progress from evaporation over water to massive, swirling storms.
Students examine the history of natural disasters in given areas and determine the risk of natural disasters considering population increase and its impact. Lesson includes: activity, student worksheet, and teacher notes.
Students learn about and analyze weather patterns and weather cycles to hypothesize about climate change. This lesson includes a pre-assessment, discussion, research, and student activity.
Quiz on hurricanes, which includes information on how they form, cyclones, typhoons, Hurricane Katrina, and how they are categorized.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Hurricanes.
To engage with the text focusing on words relating to time using the Temporal Sequence strategy.
To define and analyze the processes of a concept and build a step-by-step process using a Flow Chart.
Summarize the main idea of a reading, create visual aids, and come up with new questions using a Four Square Concept Matrix.
Students will learn how the changing climate might impact the strength of hurricanes through actual hurricane footage, plotting actual hurricane data on tracking maps, comparing ocean temperature data, and looking at hurricanes from the past.
A super storm goes an atypical direction and strikes the Eastern Seaboard, causing a tremendous amount of damage.
Weather forecasts beyond a week or two are mid-range forecasts. They must take into consideration other factors like ocean temperature and greenhouse gas content. In 2013, the active hurricane season that was predicted was completely incorrect.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Mid-Latitude Cyclones, Hurricanes, Blizzards, and Heat Waves and Droughts. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
An interactive graphic about Hurricane Katrina and the timeline of events during the hurricane.
Information about hurricane growth, development, structure, and movement.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Hurricanes.