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25 resources with the concept cyclones

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The Outer Planets: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A long time ago, a galaxy formed that contained a solar system with eight planets—or nine depending on who is counting. A collection of 22 lessons has middle schoolers examine the Outer Planets of the solar system. They calculate the...
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Great Red Spot Pinwheel

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The great red spot on Jupiter is 12,400 miles long and 7,500 miles wide. In this sixth part of a 22-part series, individuals model the rotation of the Great Red Spot on Jupiter. To round out the activity, they discuss their findings as a...
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How Does a Hurricane Form?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young meteorologists examine the formation of a hurricane in a resource focused on severe weather conditions. Once they learn that a hurricane is also a tropical cyclone, and detail the different levels associated with tropical storms,...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learn the ins and outs of hurricanes through a series of lessons answering, "What is a hurricane? How does it travel? How is one formed, measured, and named?" Information is presented through informative text and images, while...
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How Do Tornadoes Form?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Hurricane Happenings

For Teachers 4th - 5th
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...
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Weather Map Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, young scholars read an excerpt about analyzing weather maps. They determine the barometric pressure, temperature, and dew-point temperature using the information given on the map. Students also describe how to...
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Natural Disasters: Unit Overview

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Here is the unit overview of a fifth and sixth grade science unit on natural disasters. Links to unit components are included. A list of objectives is also featured. All links are functional except those to the worksheets, so you may...
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Natural Disasters Unit

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A 10-week unit plan about natural disasters has some strong structural ideas, and rubrics for several assessments are attached, but the procedural details are sparse. The unit covers volcano, tsunami, earthquake, and cyclone disasters....
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What are Natural Disasters?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
There are several types of natural disasters: quakes, floods, avalanches, and more. This slide show gives a brief explanation of each at an elementary-aged child's level. There are no frightening photos from actual natural disasters,...
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Cyclones

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore Earth science by researching natural disasters in class. In this cyclone lesson, students discuss the creation of cyclones and what their potential destruction can be in the wrong environment. Students read assigned text...
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High winds hit Oman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a text on a severe storm in Oman. They review vocabulary, practice reading strategies and complete a vocabulary matching exercise. Afterward, they design and write a poster to tell people what to do before, during and after...
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X-Storms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast 3 types of extreme storms. They obtain real-time and historical meteorological data regarding 2 specific storms and then analyze the data to determine what type of storm each was.
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Upper elementary meteorologists take a glance at what a hurricane is and how it is formed. Because this does not get into the differences in air pressure that drive the associated winds, it may not be useful for older learners. The...
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Hurricane and Tornadoes Group Creative Writing

For Students 4th - 5th
Creating science literacy through writing gets scholars thinking about the context of scientific terms! Learners collaborate to write a short story about hurricanes and tornadoes in a group. Students have 25 minutes to write the story,...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students investigate what conditions are favorable for a hurricane to occur.  In hurricane lesson students view images of hurricane destruction and track a path of a hurricane.
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The Lesson: Disaster

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students study natural disasters. In this Chinese and Burmese disasters lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about earthquakes and cyclones and their devastating effect on the 2 countries. Students complete a...
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The Big Blow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and explain factors that contribute to extreme storms in the Great Lakes.  In this investigative lesson students study the weather systems in the Great Lakes and compare cyclones to tropical storms. 
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Weather

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather learning exercise, students write the letter of the definition that best matches the term or phrase. Students answer several short answer questions as it relates to the components of weather, severe weather, and air...
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Dealing with Disasters: Exploring a Cyclone Shelter

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students participate in reading activities to discover what a cyclone is and how cyclones affect those parts of the world that they hit. They discuss what kind of shelter would be best to create in anticipation of a cyclone.
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Modelling Tropical Cyclones

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners interpret the simulation of a cyclone using an animated model. They make a plasticine model of a cyclone, describe some of the main characteristics of a cyclone and explain the use of satellites in detecting and tracking cyclones.
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Natural Disaster Blooms Taxonomy

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students complete activities that lead to greater understanding of the variety of natural disasters that occur all over the world.
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TE Activity: A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars observe a simulation of a cyclone to examine a method of pollutant recovery in cleaning industrial air pollution. They examine how engineers develop technology to reduce air pollution and determine percentages for...