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Study Jams! Severe Storms
Tornadoes and hurricanes and blizzards, oh my! Severe storms are always occurring somewhere on the planet. By reading through these slides, learners discover the characteristics of each type. Have them do this as homework and then take the Test Yourself quiz and print out their results to turn in the next day.
4th - 8th Science 6 Views 7 Downloads
Eye on the Storm
Students discover the way geologists collect information about past hurricanes to determine patterns that may help with storm prediction. They then research the history of natural disasters in different regions of the United States and develop regional insurance profiles based on their findings and related predictions.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 57 Downloads
Red Storm Rising Book Quiz
In this fiction books worksheet, students complete seven multiple choice questions about the book, "Red Storm Rising." These questions contain concepts such as choosing the correct author, who published the book, when it was on the New York Times best seller list, and popularity of other books at the same time.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Nature's Fury
What happens during a natural disaster? Science and language arts come together in this resource, which works from three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Earthquake Terror," "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," and "Volcanoes").
4th - 6th English Language Development 40 Views 328 Downloads
Check Out Community Preparedness
Students research storm preparedness in local community, identify ways citizens are notified of impending weather emergencies, contact city administrators to discuss disaster plan and whether it has ever been implemented, and interview one individual to discover what role (s) he/she plays in community's emergency plan.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Severe Weather is Spring Challenge
Learners research severe weather history in their hometowns, interview local meteorologist to find out their suggestions for disaster preparedness, inquire as to local school district's emergency plan, and create poster or Public Service Announcement to inform community of ways to stay safe during flood or tornado season.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 10 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
New Review How Do Tornadoes Form?
Take your students on a storm chasing adventure from the safety of the classroom with this short video on tornadoes. From powerful thunderstorms to swirling twisters, this resource explains the necessary conditions and process involved in the formation of these destructive forces of nature.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Winter and Summer Storms Scenarios
Fourth graders discover the patterns that create summer and winter storms. Working in groups, they create model storms for summer and winter. Students discuss the reasons why summer storms and winter storms are different and explain the patterns that create each type of storm.
4th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
In this solar storms worksheet, learners use an on line source to read newspaper stories about scientific theories and hypothesis related to space weather phenomena. Students answer 7 questions about past solar storms and compare ideas of early times to recent theories.
8th - 10th Science 7 Views 31 Downloads
A Light in the Storm
Examine the genre of historical fiction while reading A Light in the Storm. They extract events in chronological order to make a timeline. Then, they use information in the book important to the characters to create a presentation of an event in the book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 10 Views 60 Downloads
A South African Storm
Students read "A South African Storm" by Allison Howard and participate in a class discussion that examines Howard's letter for both content and writing form. They write a letter using some of the techniques they identified in Howard's.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Editing and Publishing the Storm
Have your class edit and publish the descriptive writing of The Storm. As they read, they look for punctuation and spelling errors. Afterward, they look for usage errors. A final writing assignment, with rubric, is included.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 42 Downloads
Hurricane - Part 1
The sheep do a cha-cha to announce the arrival of a hurricane. Gordon talks about the ways to find out if a hurricane is approaching. A Science announcer explains what a hurricane is and Sesame Street characters get ready for the storm.
15 mins Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 1 Download
Quantifying Dust Bowl Storms
Why did the Dust Bowl of the 1930s occur? What were leading causes and what areas did the great dust storms affect? These questions kick off a highly informative look at the causes and solutions for the American Dust Bowl. The presentation is text-driven and probably intended for an older audience.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Storming of The Bastille July 14. 1789 (Part 1/3)
Watch actors reenact the Storming of the Bastille! Chaos was rampant as anarchy swept through the streets. A revolution was underway as King Louis XVI could not control the populace. Pictures and narration enhance this clip. Watch part two to see more about this key event in French history.
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Coronal Mass Ejections
In this coronal mass ejections activity, students observe a time line of events that took place during a solar storm. Students use the time line to answer 3 questions about the solar storm and the time it took to reach Earth. Students determine how fast the storm traveled per hour and how long a trip to Pluto would take as an extra challenge.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads