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142 reviewed resources for hurricane katrina

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Hurricane Katrina

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Young scientists track Hurricane Katrina across the Atlantic Ocean as they learn about these destructive forces of nature. Provided with a table of data tracking the location and conditions of Katrina over a one week span, students plot...
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Hurricane Katrina's Floods

For Students 6th - 12th
In this ecology instructional activity, students analyze and interpret flood maps of Hurricane Katrina and complete 8 short answer questions about them.
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Hurricane Katrina: Lara's Blog

For Students 5th - 7th
In this Hurricane Katrina Worksheet, students choose the correct answer to each of the 8 multiple choice questions, using the information in Lara's Blog.
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Hurricane Katrina

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe adage says that journalism is the first draft of history. How should people evaluate these sources of information? Taking into account various sources, including those from various perspectives and different creators, learners...
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Hurricane and Weather Power Points

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Providing a wealth of information about hurricanes, tornadoes, and other types of weather-related events, this resource could be used in the classroom in a variety of ways. A teacher could use the PowerPoints listed as a way to introduce...
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Hurricane Katrina

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, middle schoolers find the words while learning the vocabulary of Hurricane Katrina. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Tracking Hurricane Katrina

For Students 6th - 9th
In this hurricane worksheet, students complete 5 fill in the blank questions about hurricane Katrina. They also analyze and answer 3 short answer questions related to the topic.
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Hurricanes: An Environment of Concern

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study hurricanes and research the damage done by hurricane Katrina.  In this environment investigative activity students divide into groups and complete a given assignment. 
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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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Lesson 1: Katrina Strikes

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Most families have an emergency kit in their home with flashlights, water, and extra food. But what happens to your money when disaster strikes? An economics lesson focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrates the...
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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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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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Katrina Case Study

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the impact natural events have on the environment, specifically the wetlands. They view a video about the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Delta and answer discussion questions.
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Trailers Become Schools After Hurricane Katrina

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students share their thoughts about natural disasters, then read a news article about how life at an elementary school was changed after Hurricane Katrina. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Your middle school meteorologists mull over hurricane facts while viewing this presentation. They learn about the physical characteristics and power of these low-pressure storms. They also discover the danger of hurricanes: freshwater...
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Storm That Drowned a City

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use a map to locate New Orleans and watch a video on the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. As a class, they watch a demonstration on how a wetland can reduce the impact of a hurricane. In groups, they perform their own...
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In the Wake of a Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students share thoughts about the effects of Hurricane Katrina on Louisiana's natural environment. They read an online article and write proposals to save Mississippi River marshlands.
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Upper elementary meteorologists take a glance at what a hurricane is and how it is formed. Because this does not get into the differences in air pressure that drive the associated winds, it may not be useful for older learners. The...
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In Katrina's Wake

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You will need to go to the National Center for Biotechnology Information website to obtain the article, "In Katrina's Wake." Have your class read it and examine maps of where toxic chemicals were located in Louisiana at the time, taking...
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Hurricane Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the factors that influence hurricanes to develop.  In this hurricane lesson students research atmospheric trends that affect hurricanes and create a summary.
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Hurricane Katrina

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine emergency response systems. In this Hurricane Katrina lesson, students determine how government and emergency aid providers dealt with the aftermath of the hurricane. Students consider personal stories and actual events...
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Virtual World Lesson Plan

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners explore U.S. geography by participating in a natural disaster identification activity. For this hurricane lesson, students participate in a role-play activity in which they act as a top secret member of the government who must...
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Kids Can Help

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this helping worksheet, students read about ways they can help pets affected by Hurricane Katrina. These include raising money to support the HSUS Disaster Relief Fund, by holding a car wash, bake sale, or auction.
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Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Stories To Be Told

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students listen to stories about the tradegies of Hurricane Katrina and Rita. Using their own experiences from the hurricanes, they try to put their own story into words. They are to focusing on getting the information and their feelings...

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