Seasonal Science: Hurricane

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 that affect weather, and the long-term predictions for changes.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Research the list of names for hurricanes and where they come from
  • Graph the earliest and latest storms of the season over many years to determine if hurricane season is changing
Classroom Considerations
  • Video and lesson are available for streaming, downloading, sharing, and modifying
  • Adapts easily for middle school through high school
  • Includes student and teacher files to accompany the video
  • None