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31 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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Mid-Latitude Cyclones and Climate Change

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Is it likely that in the future there will be more tornadoes per year? The last installment of a four-part module looks at mid-latitude cyclones such as tornadoes and blizzards. Scholars research historical data on these storms and then...
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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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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Hurricanes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Take the class on a virtual field trip to look into the eye of the storm. Elementary and middle school scientists learn about hurricanes, how they form, and safety precautions to lessen the impact of hurricane disasters. Most importantly...
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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, students 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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Tornados

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make a tornado in a bottle. In this tornados lesson students explore tornados. Students watch a video clip, are read a book about tornados, and use vocabulary related to tornados.
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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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Hurricanes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze how hurricanes are formed and how different coastal animals are affected by these storms. They research the conditions necessary for hurricanes to develop by constructing their own miniature "hurricanes" with hot water...
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X-Storms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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
High schoolers 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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Exploring a Cyclone Shelter

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students read about cyclone shelters. In this disaster preparation lesson, students read about cyclone shelters, think about what kind of shelter their community might need, and read stories about how people in Bangladesh protect...