Hurricane Teacher Resources
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Tracking Hurricane News
Here is a unique twist for your instructional activity on hurricanes. After examining extreme weather news headlines, your storm chasers view a PowerPoint about hurricanes and then zoom in on Hurricane Irene. They map a timeline of her trek up the East Coast and then use a guide sheet to take notes from some of the weather articles.
7th - 12th Science 29 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Life in a Hurricane Zone
Students research the effects of living in a hurricane zone. In this hurricane zone lesson, students research the impact of natural disasters on humans and the environment, and write a press release describing the devastation of Hurricane Georges in the Dominican Republic.
6th - 12th Science 16 Views 41 Downloads
Hurricane and Weather Power Points
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 topics ranging from the water cycle to Hurricane Katrina.
3rd - 6th Science 29 Views 129 Downloads
Hurricanes and Hot Towers with TRMM
Take cover because a wild presentation on hurricanes is about to make landfall in your classroom! An outstanding PowerPoint presentation is the centerpiece of this lesson. Not only does it provide information and photographs, but several links to Internet animations and video clips that demonstrate how satellite technology is helping to predict where these destructive storms will strike.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 4 Downloads
Hurricanes and Climate
Feeling under the weather? This lesson on hurricanes can whip things up! With professionally designed maps and handouts, teach your future weathermen (or women) where, when, and how hurricanes occur. They identify hurricane regions and graph annual numbers of hurricanes.
5th - 9th Science 37 Views 50 Downloads
Hurricane Watch: How Scientists Analyze Their Effects on Coastlines
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 answer ten questions along the way.
5th - 8th Science 4 Views 38 Downloads
Trailers Become Schools After Hurricane Katrina
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 discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 61 Downloads
New Review Hurricane Katrina
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 its movement on the included map before answering a series of short-response questions.
6th - 12th Science 19 Views 11 Downloads
Building for Hurricanes: Engineering Design Challenge
"By the hair on your chinny-chin-chin, I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house in," says the big, bad wolf! Engineering hopefuls are challenged to design and construct a hurricane-proof building from simple office and craft materials.
5th - 8th Technology & Engineering 20 Views 18 Downloads
Fourth and fifth graders engage in this impressive lesson which focuses on the causes of hurricanes and tropical storms. The use of video clips and Internet sites helps facilitate discussion amongst pupils which should lead them to a much-better understanding of hurricanes.
4th - 5th Science 11 Views 39 Downloads
Creating Your Own Hurricane Plan
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.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 41 Downloads
Press Conference on Hurricane Georges
Learners 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 an audience.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
An Internet Exploration: Flying into the Eye
Take a virtual field trip into the eye of a hurricane. Through a series of websites, mini-meteorologists discover the anatomy of a hurricane and how one is formed. Add some excitement to your atmosphere curriculum by exploring this form of extreme weather.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 32 Downloads
The Active Earth
Natural disasters are both terrifying and fascinating. This instructional activity provides an introduction to some natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes. Emerging scientists read about and view pictures of these phenomena and create posters or a mural depicting the things they have seen.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 8 Views 95 Downloads
Analyzing Hurricanes Using Web and Desktop GIS
Learners analyze hurricanes. In hurricanes lesson, students use the Internet and GIS to analyze hurricanes. Learners view the National Atlas of Maps to discuss the direction hurricanes move. Students study the wind and pressure fields to connect the relationship of wind speed and pressure in hurricanes.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 3 Downloads
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 flooding and wind.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 37 Downloads