Hurricane Teacher Resources
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Tracking Hurricane News
Here is a unique twist for your lesson 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 27 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 3 Views 2 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 32 Views 46 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 5 Views 4 Downloads
Life in a Hurricane Zone
Students research the effects of living in a hurricane zone. In this hurricane zone instructional activity, 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 15 Views 40 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 26 Views 127 Downloads
Analyzing Hurricanes Using Web and Desktop GIS
Young scholars analyze hurricanes. In hurricanes lesson, students use the Internet and GIS to analyze hurricanes. Young scholars 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
Counting on the Havoc of Hurricanes
Students define and classify all the different ways in which numbers are used in forecasting and coping with the effects of a hurricane. They conduct research to compare and contrast these numbers as they apply to Hurricane Floyd and
6th - 12th Science 4 Views 61 Downloads
Students examine emergency response systems. In this Hurricane Katrina lesson, students determine how government and emergency aid providers dealt with the aftermath of the hurricane. Students consider personal stories and actual events as they share ideas for responding to disaster.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 45 Downloads
Young scholars access the Internet to find information on current hurricanes. They get locations, speeds, and air pressures and then plot the location of the hurricane on a hurricane-tracking map. They also access the FEMA website to solve math word problems related to hurricanes.
5th - 8th Math 11 Views 35 Downloads
Tracking a Hurricane
Students play the role of amateur meteorologists and track a hurricane. In this hurricane lesson, learners follow a hurricane by tracking its coordinates on an overhead map. Students work in small groups to place dots on the map showing the hurricane's path.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads