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43 resources with the keyterm storms

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Investigating the Climate System WEATHER

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research, interpret, and become able to explain general characteristics of weather in tropical regions. Students observe and compare tropical and mid-latitude weather patterns.
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Sand Shakes & Mud Pies: Investigating Sediment

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Take a field trip to a location where water and land meet to study patterns of sediment organization in wet habitats: river or ocean beaches, sand dunes, tidal marshes, the edge of a pond, or a woodland stream. Small groups collect pairs...
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Severe Weather is Spring Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research severe weather history in their hometowns, interview local meteorologist to find out their suggestions for disaster preparedness, inquire as to local school district's emergency plan, and create poster or Public Service...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Nature's Fury

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What happens during a natural disaster? Science and language arts come together in this resource, which works from three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Earthquake Terror,"  "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," and...
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Environmental Cycles

For Teachers 6th - 12th
There are actually two topics dealt with in this resource. First is the processes by which living organisms maintain homeostasis. Beginning biologists experiment with evaporation to simulate animal perspiration and transpiration in plant...
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Natural Disasters: Stormy Weather in Art, Writing, and Music

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Using personal experience, visual art, and music that evoke natural disasters, your older high schoolers create their own expressions of storms. Learners conduct online research about weather drama. They make their own expressive...
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Your Own El Nino

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners conduct an experiment.  In this El Nino lesson, students learn where El Nino storms come from, what they consist of and what effects they have.  Learners also complete an experiment where they create a miniature El Nino.
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Hurricanes and Tornadoes (Grade 4-8)

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the concepts of hurricanes and violent weather conditions. In this violent weather lesson, students access an Internet site and watch a video about how air masses behave, how a tornado forms, how hurricanes form, and...
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Predicting Storms and Weather

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use weather pattern worksheets to research how weather is predicted. In this weather prediction lesson plan, students predict the weather based on the wind, rain, currents, and other patterns.
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How Many Hurricanes Happen?

For Students 5th - 12th
In this hurricanes worksheet, students use a data table showing the hurricane region and the average number of hurricanes per year to determine if the same number of hurricanes happen in each region by creating a graph. Then students...
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Eye of the Storm Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this storms worksheet, students access the Internet to a specific website to research the answers to five short answer questions associated with a variety of different types of storms.
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Beach Zonation

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the characteristics of the beach environment and explore beach zonation. After gathering samples from different areas of the beach, students discuss how the beaches work and the characteristic of each zone....
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Storm Seekers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore storms and compare the similarities and differences of hurricanes and tornadoes through the use of a Venn diagram. They conduct interviews as part of their research into the myths and legends of storms.
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The Sky Is The Limit: : Exploring Clouds & Storms

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the internet world of Second Life and describe the physical properties of storms and clouds. In this storms and clouds lesson plan, students give a presentation on weather patterns.
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Bill Nye Storms Video

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Bill Nye Storms video worksheet, students watch the movie and respond to 10 short answer questions regarding information from the documentary.
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Wild Winds

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this spelling worksheet, students complete three pages of activities pertaining to a list of 12 words with "ie" and "ei" as well as the silent "gh". Students read a text about a tornado. Students copy and spell the words. Students...
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Weather Patterns

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, middle schoolers identify with the symbols found on a weather map that show the locations of fronts, high- and low-pressure areas, and various types of precipitation across the United States. Then they use the...
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2003 Tornado Season

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, middle schoolers find the words that introduce different vocabulary terms related to tornadoes. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Beach Profiling

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore waves, winds and their effect upon the shape of the beach. They participate in hands-on observations and take measurements along the beach to create a profile of its appearance. Students record their observations, create a...
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Our Savage Planet in the News

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students research volcanoes, storms, atmospheric conditions, etc., find information and collect facts, create a simulation of a science news broadcast, watch a video clip of an avalanche, and create an artistic rendering of one naturally...
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Weather

For Teachers K - 1st
A cute presentation shows the types of weather to your young scientists. Each slide shows a type of weather happening, and pupils must come up with the word that properly describes the weather. Some excellent photos are included in the...
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Check Out Community Preparedness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research storm preparedness in local community, identify ways citizens are notified of impending weather emergencies, contact city administrators to discuss disaster plan and whether it has ever been implemented, and interview...
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Bill Nye Storms Video

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Bill Nye Storms Video worksheet, students, after viewing the video, answer questions about storms, plus write 10 facts from the "Bio Blitz Video".
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The Magic School bus Inside A Hurricane

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students 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...