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116 resources with the keyterm hurricanes

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Life in a Hurricane Zone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the effects of living in a hurricane zone. In this hurricane zone lesson, students research the impact of natural disasters on humans and the environment, and write a press release describing the devastation of...
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The Active Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Natural disasters are both terrifying and fascinating. This lesson provides an introduction to some natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes. Emerging scientists read about and view pictures of these phenomena and...
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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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Miracle Planet - Snow Ball Earth 4/5

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A snowball earth would stay frozen once frozen; so what melted the ice? A manganese dioxide deposit gives some clue. One scientist focused on volcanic eruptions as contributing more oxygen into the air and warming the earth. This...
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Could Just One Degree Change the World?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A one-degree change in the earth's climate does not seem like a problem, but the rate at which our climate is changing is frightening. Of all the recorded temperature changes, our planet is currently warmer than it has ever been. If the...
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Wind Effects- A Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars explore hurricanes.  In this weather data interpretation lesson plan, students draw conclusions about the impact of Hurricane Floyd as it related to weather conditions. Young scholars read and interpret a tide data table,...
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When the Winds Blow

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine the impact of hurricanes on people and government agencies. They describe the current weather, explore various websites, read and discuss articles, complete a crossword puzzle, and complete a media comparison chart.
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Coastal Weather Issues: Planning for a Hurricane

For Teachers 7th
Students research and study the realistic issue of personal and social decision-making when planning for hurricane strikes, including classification, tracking, monitoring hurricanes and planning for evacuations. They take an...
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Hurricane Happenings

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Fourth and fifth graders engage in this impressive lesson which focuses on the causes of hurricanes and tropical storms. The use of video clips and Internet sites helps facilitate discussion amongst pupils which should lead them to a...
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Tornado Alley

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Looking for a presentation on tornadoes, and the area of our country known as "Tornado Alley?" Then, this presentation is for you! Students analyze data and answer questions related to the maps of Oklahoma and tracking data for...
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What is a Hurricane?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Meet hurricane hunters and learn about where hurricanes form and how they occur. Great images, full explanations, and clear narration make this a great clip for learners in grades 3-6. Play this clip prior to or after a lesson on extreme...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars research the formation and life-span of hurricanes and, after analyzing statistics, try their hand at plotting and predicting the course a hurricane.
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The Magic School bus Inside A Hurricane

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners investigate the concept of a hurricane by using the cartoon series "The Magic Schoolbus" to simulate the fantasy of traveling through a hurricane. The lesson uses a KWL graphic organizer in order to guide student inquiry and as...
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Everything Weather

For Teachers 5th
Hurricanes are the very definition of exciting weather. Your 5th graders can follow this lesson plan and explore hurricanes with the help of Everything Weather software. They will locate information and answer questions about hurricanes....
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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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Exploring Hurricanes

For Students 6th - 9th
In this hurricane worksheet, students explore the behavior of hurricanes by reading an article about it. They complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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Hurricane Frequency: Identifying Regions with Similar Numbers of Hurricanes

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth science worksheet, learners answer 6 questions about the hurricane map and data provided. They create a data table based on the information provided on the map.
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Global Warming and Hurricanes: Is an Increase in the Number of Stronger Hurricanes an Indicator of Global Warming

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate whether stronger hurricanes are signs of global warming. In this environmental science lesson plan, 9th graders research both sides of the issue about global warming. They debate for or against this issue in class.
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students perform various experiments to explore hurricanes. In this earth science lesson, students explain how they form. They identify the structure of a hurricane.
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For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover different types of weather. In this weather lesson plan, students rotate through several weather centers, reading, singing, and making crafts. Centers focus on reinforcing the concepts of the letter W, the number 9, the...
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The Environment Around Us

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the effects of nature. In this Science lesson, students use NOAA as a resource to research weather, king crab fishing, and changes in the global climate. Students reflect on the information they find.
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Hurricane Frequency and Intensity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine hurricanes. In this web-based meteorology lesson, students study the relationship between ocean temperature and hurricane intensity. They differentiate between intensity and frequency of hurricanes.
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Hurricane Watcher

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study weather. In this hurricanes instructional activity, students use the internet to virtually experience what a hurricane is like. They watch a slide show and discuss as a class, and then independently visit a website that...
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Weathering the Storm

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create news briefings on hurricanes and tornadoes after exploring them on the internet program Second Life. In this hurricanes and tornadoes lesson plan, students are assigned a scenario in groups and report on the natural...