Hurricanes: An Environmental Concern

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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 and the loss of property that come with them. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Bring in an expert from FEMA to discuss hurricane damage
  • Research current hurricane prevention or warning systems throughout the world
Classroom Considerations

  • Ensure you are familiar with the website before having the class uses it, as it is not intuitive
  • The last lesson in a series of five

  • Includes differentiation strategies 

  • Does not include any hands-on activities