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Hurricanes are tropical cyclones that form in warm water and can do tremendous amounts of damage.

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    Hurricanes

    Hurricanes

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Describes how a hurricane forms and its effects.
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    Hurricanes

    Hurricanes

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes how a hurricane forms and its effects.
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    Hurricanes

    Hurricanes

    by Doug Davidson //at grade
    Describes how a hurricane forms and its effects.
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    Hurricanes

    Hurricanes

    by Don Rahn //basic
    Describes how a hurricane forms and its effects.
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    Hurricanes

    Hurricanes

    by jaya kumar //at grade
    Describes how a hurricane forms and its effects.
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    WK 12: Hurricanes

    WK 12: Hurricanes

    by Mari Hobkirk //basic
    Describes how a hurricane forms and its effects.
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    Hurricanes

    Hurricanes

    by Joe Caffrey //at grade
    Describes how a hurricane forms and its effects.
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    How a Hurricane is Born - The Science Of Superstorms

    How a Hurricane is Born - The Science Of Superstorms

    by CK-12 //basic
    This video explains the fascinating story of how a hurricane is created.
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    How Do Hurricanes Form?

    How Do Hurricanes Form?

    by CK-12 //basic
    An excellent animation on how hurricanes progress from evaporation over water to massive, swirling storms.
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    How a Hurricane is Born - The Science of Hurricanes

    How a Hurricane is Born - The Science of Hurricanes

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Short video on how a hurricane can be made.
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  • Lesson Plan
    Do You Want to Risk It? Lesson Plan

    Do You Want to Risk It? Lesson Plan

    by CK-12 //advanced
    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.
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    Are The World's Weather And Climate Changing? Lesson Plan

    Are The World's Weather And Climate Changing? Lesson Plan

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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.
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    Hurricanes Practice
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    Hurricanes Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Hurricanes Quiz - MS ES

    Hurricanes Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews the formation and effects of hurricanes.
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    Hurricanes Quiz

    Hurricanes Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Quiz on Hurricanes
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  • Critical Thinking
    Hurricanes Discussion Questions

    Hurricanes Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Hurricanes.
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  • Real World Application
    Sandy

    Sandy

    by CK-12 //basic
    A super storm goes an atypical direction and strikes the Eastern Seaboard, causing a tremendous amount of damage.
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  • Real World Application
    No Hurricanes!

    No Hurricanes!

    by CK-12 //basic
    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.
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  • Real World Application
    Hurricane Hunting Season and Global Warming

    Hurricane Hunting Season and Global Warming

    by David Carmichael //at grade
    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.
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    Hurricane Hunting Season

    Hurricane Hunting Season

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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.
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  • Mind Map
    Hurricanes Mind Map

    Hurricanes Mind Map

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Illustrated mind map for Hurricanes.
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  • Study Guide
    Severe Weather Study Guide

    Severe Weather Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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.
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  • Flashcards
    Hurricanes Flashcards

    Hurricanes Flashcards

    by CK-12 //at grade
    These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Hurricanes.
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