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125 resources with the concept storms

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Eye of the Storm Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this storms learning exercise, students access the Internet to a specific website to research the answers to five short answer questions associated with a variety of different types of storms.
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Thunderstorm Outflow I

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study the characteristics of thunderstorms. They view an animation of radar reflectivity that depicts a thunderstorm and its outflow to locate the thunderstorm's outflow. Afterward, they explain what physical process occurs in a...
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Beach Zonation

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the characteristics of the beach environment and explore beach zonation. After gathering samples from different areas of the beach, students discuss how the beaches work and the characteristic of each zone....
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Winter and Summer Storms Scenarios

For Teachers 4th
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...
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Forecast the Weather

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students analyze different weather conditions before creating their very own first-person report from the eye of a storm. They use maps to analyze different weather conditions, record an online weather script and write a first-person...
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"101 Amazing Earth Facts" Game

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students read for comprehension, work cooperatively to learn "101 Amazing Earth Facts," and compete as teams in a Jeopardy-like game.
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Our Savage Planet in the News

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students research volcanoes, storms, atmospheric conditions and extreme environments. They collect information and create a simulation of a science newscast. They watch a video and write a letter as an eyewitness to an avalanche.
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Storm Seekers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore storms and compare the similarities and differences of hurricanes and tornadoes through the use of a Venn diagram. They conduct interviews as part of their research into the myths and legends of storms.
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Tornadoes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This PowerPoint can be used to introduce mini meteorologists to this extreme weather phenomenon. The imperfections of this resource include a link to a tornado recording that does not work, blurry graphics depicting the steps of tornado...
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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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Lightning

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study lightening and the history behind how it was used for electricity.  In this electricity lesson students complete several experiments on the invention of the lightning rod.
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Tragedy at 13th Slovak music festival

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the tragedy in Slovakia. In this Slovakia history lesson plan, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students participate in a debate about how people reacted to the tragedy.
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Severe Storms

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students strategize storm safety. In this safety lesson, students research sever storms. Students create a presentation to share what information they found.
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Floods

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how hurricanes impact a stream flow.  In this floods lesson students predict the impact of storms on animals and interpret data.
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Who Moved The Beach

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the primary causes of coastal erosion and how communities respond to it. In this erosion lesson students interpret data and identify options to help reduce the risk of erosion. 
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Storm Watch: Knowing What To Do

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the different types of weather and how storms form.  For this weather lesson students make their own "tornado in a bottle" and create brochures.
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Stormy Weather

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate their knowledge for how animals survive in natural environments when a storm occurs. In this science/writing lesson, 5th graders engage in a listening activity with the teacher. Additionally, students write a...
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Severe Weather

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners discover the different types of severe weather by viewing photographs.  In this nature lesson, students discuss and define the 4 severe types of weather as thunderstorms, blizzards, hurricanes and tornadoes. Learners evaluate...
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Dangerous Atmosphere

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss dangerous weather. In this science lesson plan, students decide on which state they want to research and check the Internet for the dangerous weather in that state. Students determine which weather hazard was the most...
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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 activity students study the weather systems in the Great Lakes and compare cyclones to tropical storms. 
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Make A Thunderstorm!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a thunderstorm by putting ice cubes and food coloring into a container and observe what happens to the food coloring. In this thunderstorm lesson plan, students discuss the cause and effects of thunderstorms and then...
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Learning About Thunderstorms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers write about thunderstorms. In this thunderstorm lesson, students pick an aspect of thunderstorms to research such as lightning, thunder, hail, or rain.  They write a summary about this topic. 
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Weather the Storm

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete multi-curricular activities for weather. In this weather lesson, 4th graders complete creative writing, research, and weather data analysis activities for the lesson.
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Heat, Wind and Storms Affect Air Quality

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study heat and wind's affect on air quality. In this air quality lesson plan, students locate an article about air pollution. Students research a solution for the air pollution problem and use a model from nature to help them...