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53 resources with the concept thunderstorms

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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Personal Health Series is designed to teach middle schoolers how to improve their own health. The 22 lessons address the CASEL competencies and are divided into five categories: Fitness and Fun; Hygiene; Nutrition; Puberty, Growing...
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Weather and Atmosphere

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Weather engineers have come a long way in designing technology that provides advanced warnings of severe weather. Six lessons and six activities make up a collection of resources that teach middle schoolers about weather and weather...
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Seasonal Science: Thundersnow

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Let it snow, let it snow, let it ... thundersnow? Explore the thundersnow phenomenon with a video and lesson as part of the Seasonal Science series. The video describes what causes the unique weather event, explains just how rare these...
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Disaster Preparedness Activity Book

For Students K - 5th Standards
Join the American Red Cross as well as Mickey and friends as they help to prepare young scholars for natural disasters. After reading brief informational passages about earthquakes, floods, fires, storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes,...
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Water Safety: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Taking care of younger children is often the first job for many middle schoolers. Learning how to keep themselves and their young charges safe, especially around water, is essential. Two activities teach teens, and tweens water safety...
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Tornadoes Spinning Thunderstorms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Tornado winds can reach more than 200 miles per hour. Learners explore wind speeds and more characteristics of tornadoes with an online lesson. They learn how tornadoes form and how scientists attempt to predict them. Can be used as an...
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Severe Storms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Approximately 2,000 thunderstorms happen simultaneously across the planet at any given time—that's a lot! Beginning with how clouds form, NOVA describes the conditions needed for storms to develop, and highlights the three factors that...
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What Is a "Convection Cell"?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Round and round in circles it goes! A hands-on activity has learners recreate a model of a convection cell. They watch as the difference in density of their materials creates a current.
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What Causes Thunder and Lightning?

For Students K - 5th Standards
Don't be afraid of thunderstorms! Watch a video that explains the science behind thunder and lightning. The speaker relates real-world experiences to the main components of a thunderstorm.
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Weather Alert

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Every time a bell rings ... there is lightning in the area. The activity provides directions to build a model of a lightning detection system. Similar to a system designed by Benjamin Franklin, the system uses static electricity to...
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Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning. . . Nature's Most Violent Storms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, and hail are just a few of the topics covered in a thorough weather preparedness guide. With descriptions of each weather phenomenon, from what causes them to how and when they occur to levels of...
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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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Weather vs. Climate

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What is weather? How is weather different from climate? Factors such as temperature, thunderstorms, precipitation, and wind speed refer to weather. Climate consists of the overall patterns of weather in a particular region of the world,...
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How Do Tornadoes Form?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take your students on a storm chasing adventure from the safety of the classroom with this short video on tornadoes. From powerful thunderstorms to swirling twisters, this resource explains the necessary conditions and process involved...
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Thunderstorms and Lightning

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, investigate and demonstrate the science behind the development of lightning and thunderstorms.
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Our World, Weather and Water

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the internet to find answers to questions that deal with both weather and water. They study basic information about weather and water. Then they pick one area of weather or water to do research on.
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Weather and Climate: storms

For Teachers 9th
The main types of storms are described in this presentation and characteristic facts are given. The main details thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes and winter storms formations are listed. Geographical features that affect weather...
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Creating a Thunderstorm

For Teachers 1st
First graders contrast sounds and make a thunderstorm rhythm.  In this rhythm activity, 1st graders listen to Native American music and make an original rhythm with their hands and feet.  Students discuss Native Americans.
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Understanding Thunderstorms

For Students 7th - 10th
In this thunderstorm activity, students read about thunder and lightning and the forces behind both. They also read about the timing difference between thunder and lightning. Students answer three critical thinking questions about...
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Thunderstorm Outflow I

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study the characteristics of thunderstorms. They view an animation of radar reflectivity that depicts a thunderstorm and its outflow to locate the thunderstorm's outflow. Afterward, they explain what physical process occurs in a...
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Lightning

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study lightening and the history behind how it was used for electricity.  In this electricity lesson students complete several experiments on the invention of the lightning rod.
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Tragedy at 13th Slovak music festival

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the tragedy in Slovakia. For this Slovakia history lesson, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students participate in a debate about how people reacted to the tragedy.
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Severe Storms

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students strategize storm safety. In this safety lesson, students research sever storms. Students create a presentation to share what information they found.
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine different natural disasters.  In this natural disaster lesson plan students complete a worksheet that has the students label the pictures of natural disasters and answer questions.