Describes how tornadoes form, their effects, and how they are measured.
How does one of nature's most violent storms form? Check out this overview of what causes tornadoes to form.
Video on how tornadoes form, how to monitor tornadoes, and how to stay safe.
In this National Geographic lesson, students will use data to learn about and analyze tornado activity throughout the US. The lesson includes online interactive links, student activity, assessment and extension activity.
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 about tornadoes, twisters, how they are made from thunderstorms, the Fujita Scale, and the damage tornadoes make.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Tornadoes.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
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 develop skills to become tornado chasers by learning where most of them occur, how scientists detect them,and how to rate the degree of damage.
Three storm chasers died trying to make measurements in a tornado. Their ultimate goal was to save lives.
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.
See how a special 360-degrees camera array captures the inside of tornadoes
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Tornadoes.