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971 reviewed resources for hurricanes

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Hurricanes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students perform various experiments to explore hurricanes. For this earth science lesson, students explain how they form. They identify the structure of a hurricane.
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Hurricanes and Tornadoes (Grade 4-8)

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners investigate the concepts of hurricanes and violent weather conditions. In this violent weather lesson plan, students access an Internet site and watch a video about how air masses behave, how a tornado forms, how hurricanes...
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The Wrath of Hurricane Mitch

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate how hurricanes and other natural disasters can devastate the elements of the infrastructure of a country, as well as the lives of its people.
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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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Hurricane and Tornadoes Group Creative Writing

For Students 4th - 5th
Creating science literacy through writing gets scholars thinking about the context of scientific terms! Learners collaborate to write a short story about hurricanes and tornadoes in a group. Students have 25 minutes to write the story,...
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Hurricane and Tornadoes Word Chop Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
Trying to sharpen your meteorologists' weather terms literacy? This weather words worksheet has students analyze a table that contains 16 words pertaining to hurricanes and tornadoes. The words have been cut in half. Students match the...
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Hurricanes: An Environmental Concern

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hurricanes, typhoons, and tropical cyclones are the same type of storm, but their names change based on where they happen. Scholars use a computer simulation to learn about hurricanes. Then they hypothesize ideas to prevent hurricanes...
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Press Conference on Hurricane Georges

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students role play a press conference on Hurricane Georges by acting as interviewers from the press. They research the impact of the hurricane in order base their questions on pertinent information. They present the press conference for...
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Hurricane Katrina

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The 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 Watcher

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study weather. In this hurricanes lesson, 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 puts them up close...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars analyze how hurricanes are formed and how different coastal animals are affected by these storms. They research the conditions necessary for hurricanes to develop by constructing their own miniature "hurricanes" with hot...
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Hurricane

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students learn about and track hurricanes. In this natural disasters instructional activity, students discuss hurricane formation and research the impact/effects of hurricanes in the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. Students use a hurricane...
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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 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 Frequency and Intensity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Living in Hurricane Country

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how hurricanes grow and their strength levels through an interactive program. They define terms associated with hurricanes and how the public is affected by the storms.
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Hurricane Katrina's Floods

For Students 6th - 12th
In this ecology worksheet, students analyze and interpret flood maps of Hurricane Katrina and complete 8 short answer questions about them.
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Atlantic Basin Hurricane Tracking Chart

For Students 6th - 8th
For this science worksheet, learners look for the location of various storms that develop in the Atlantic Ocean with this hurricane tracking map.
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Hurricane Impact: Storm Surges and Elevation Transitions

For Students 6th - 9th
In this hurricane learning exercise, student answer 6 multiple choice questions and 8 short answer questions about hurricanes. They color the map to show flooded areas.
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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, 9th graders research both sides of the issue about global warming. They debate for or against this issue in class.
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Creating Your Own Hurricane Plan

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Design a hurricane evacuation plan with youngsters. They will collect data on hurricanes. Researching on the Internet, they will discover vulnerabilities in city planning and devise an evacuation plan including necessary supplies.
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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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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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Hurricane Stories

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students read 4 stories about hurricanes. They write short answers to 2 questions following each of the stories.

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