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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 //basic
    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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  • Video
    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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  • 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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  • 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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