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256 resources with the concept hurricanes

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Why Do Hurricanes Go Counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Test your class' coordination as they model the Coriolis Effect. Forming a large circle, learners move to the right as they try to toss a ball to the person across from them. The movement of the circle represents the rotation of the...
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Engines of Destruction: The Science of Hurricanes!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A typical tropical cyclone consumes the same amount of power as the entire United States. Scientists understand hurricanes and predict their sizes and paths. The video explains the relationship between hurricanes and ideal engines. It...
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ENSO: Friend or Foe?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does the sea temperature in the Pacific Ocean impact the number of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean? Scholars explore this question through a data analysis project. After collecting, graphing, and analyzing the data, a writing prompt...
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Climate Change: The View From MinuteEarth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How does climate change look from where you're sitting? See the view from around the world in an animated video. The writers from Minute Earth share how changing conditions are impacting the economy, health, and well-being of their...
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Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who is to blame for widespread famine? Crash Course World History guides high schoolers through a video about droughts, famines, and whether the weather or human activity is at fault for each.
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Hurricanes

For Students 6th - 12th
Here's a hurricane lesson that's sure to catch your eye! Pupils learn about the unique balance of conditions required to form one of nature's most destructive forces. The interactive illustrates how hurricanes form, grow, and affect...
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How to Make a Hurricane on a Bubble

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Pop! Does your class know that bubbles help us understand our planet, molecular structure, and more? The video teaches how to create colorful vortices on a bubble using basic equipment. Then it explains other interesting ways scientists...
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Jupiter

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Some say Jupiter is a failed star, but that isn't correct. The video clarifies this myth along with sharing other interesting facts about Jupiter. It focuses on the facts about the largest planet in the solar system. The unique...
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Hurricanes and Global Climate Change

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Don't blow past a resource on hurricanes. The lesson and activity focus on the effect that El Nino and atmospheric carbon dioxide have on hurricanes, both in terms of frequency and intensity. Scholars build on basic hurricane knowledge...
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Lesson 2: In the Aftermath

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Don't wait for a crisis to get your finances together. An economics lesson demonstrates the importance of understanding crucial documents, banking basics, and financial tools with the focus on Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and its effects.
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Hurricanes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Take the class on a virtual field trip to look into the eye of the storm. Elementary and middle school scientists learn about hurricanes, how they form, and safety precautions to lessen the impact of hurricane disasters. Most importantly...
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Cloud in a Bottle

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Clouds come in all shapes and sizes: thin and wispy to large and billowy. But how do clouds form? And how can they turn from something beautiful into a deadly storm such as a hurricane? A lab investigation challenges learners to discover...
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Protecting Our City with Levees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Teams use the design process to design, build, and test a model levee to protect the town from a wall of water. A handout provides a price list for the materials learners can use to build their levee within a budget.
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When a levee fails, it means disaster. Introduce your class to hurricanes and the technologies used to help protect against them. The included presentation provides background information using Hurricane Katrina as a reference. 
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Using Scientific Evidence to Make Community Decisions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bring awareness to community planning issues with the help of two readings detailing Hurricane Floyd. After reading, scholars take part in a grand conversation about how the hurricane affected Greenville City and relate it to planning...
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How Does a Hurricane Form?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young meteorologists examine the formation of a hurricane in a resource focused on severe weather conditions. Once they learn that a hurricane is also a tropical cyclone, and detail the different levels associated with tropical storms,...
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Stormy Weather

For Students 1st Standards
Hurricane season starts at the beginning of June and ends on the last day in November. Most common in the Atlantic and Gulf states, a hurricane's winds can cause harm to humans and extensive damage to communities. An informative...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learn the ins and outs of hurricanes through a series of lessons answering, "What is a hurricane? How does it travel? How is one formed, measured, and named?" Information is presented through informative text and images, while...
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Hurricanes

For Students 5th Standards
What do hurricanes and humans have in common? They both have eyes! Here is a short reading passage on the elements that make up a hurricane. Your class might be "blown away" with this one!
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Severe Weather

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What makes severe weather so severe? Very different from regular weather, severe weather is more dangerous and "puts people at risk." This is the focus of a video that explains how severe weather interacts with the biosphere and geosphere.
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Understanding Climate Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The young scientists in your class will appreciate a resource about different elements of climate change. The packet includes factual materials, informational text, and clear visuals, perfect for sharing with your environmental science...
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Nature’s Fury: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers 5th
Nature's big events, earthquakes, volcano eruptions, and hurricanes, are the focus of this 32-page resource designed for the ESL/ELD classroom. In addition to learning about these phenomena, language learners practice using singular and...
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Nature’s Fury: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)

For Teachers 5th
Earthquakes, hurricanes, volcano eruptions. To enrich their study of nature's big events, kids map tectonic plates and major earthquake locations, identify emergency response agencies, and storyboard a film about volcanos.
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Nature’s Fury: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers 5th
Earthquakes, hurricanes, volcano eruptions, and more. To enrich their study of nature's big events, kids map tectonic plates and major earthquake locations, identify emergency response agencies, and storyboard a film about volcanos.