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.
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.
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.
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.