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Hurricane Watch: How Scientists Analyze Their Effects on Coastlines
5th - 8th
Hurricanes can have devastating affects such as flooding and property damage. In this WebQuest, meteorology learners discover what contributes to tropical storms and how they are measured. They visit several outstanding websites and...
Engines of Destruction: The Science of Hurricanes!
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A typical tropical cyclone consumes the same amount of power as the entire United States. Scientists understand hurricanes and predict their sizes and paths. The video explains the relationship between hurricanes and ideal engines. It...
Seasonal Science: Hurricane
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Winter, spring, summer, fall, and hurricanes? With the help of a video that is part of a larger Seasonal Science series, learn why hurricanes have a season all their own. Viewers integrate knowledge of the causes of hurricanes, factors...
The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Hurricanes
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Take the class on a virtual field trip to look into the eye of the storm. Elementary and middle school scientists learn about hurricanes, how they form, and safety precautions to lessen the impact of hurricane disasters. Most importantly...
Global Warming and Hurricanes: Is an Increase in the Number of Stronger Hurricanes an Indicator of Global Warming
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.
Are Female Hurricanes Deadlier than Male Hurricanes?
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The battle of the sexes? Scholars first examine data on hurricane-related deaths and create graphical displays. They then use the data and displays to consider whether hurricanes with female names result in more deaths than hurricanes...
How to Make a Hurricane on a Bubble
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Pop! Does your class know that bubbles help us understand our planet, molecular structure, and more? The video teaches how to create colorful vortices on a bubble using basic equipment. Then it explains other interesting ways scientists...
Why Do Hurricanes Go Counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere?
6th - 12th
Test your class' coordination as they model the Coriolis Effect. Forming a large circle, learners move to the right as they try to toss a ball to the person across from them. The movement of the circle represents the rotation of the...
Reconstructing a Storm Interactive
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The most powerful storms on Earth threaten thousands of communities worldwide each year. With access to the data, images, and tools scientists use to track storms, budding storm chasers investigate the development and impact of massive...
Using Scientific Evidence to Make Community Decisions
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Bring awareness to community planning issues with the help of two readings detailing Hurricane Floyd. After reading, scholars take part in a grand conversation about how the hurricane affected Greenville City and relate it to planning...
Natural Disasters: From Destruction to Recovery
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What are the major economic implications, both good and bad, of natural disasters? Discover the effect that natural disasters can have on labor market conditions, capital, household incomes, and opportunities for reconstruction in local...
Hurricane Watch: How Scientist Analyze Their Effects on Coastlines
Eighth graders are able to evaluate the forces that shape the lithosphere. They explore background information on hurricanes by completing a webquest and answering questions. Students present their reports to the class. The class...