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Study Jams! Severe Storms

For Students 4th - 8th
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...
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What on Earth is Spin?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
If your head is spinning when you consider teaching the action of spinning, this video is sure to settle things. First, the motion is defined and described. The conservation of angular momentum, the Coriolis effect, and the air pressure...
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Tracking Hurricane News

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Hurricanes and Climate

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Feeling under the weather? This activity 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...
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Hurricanes: An Environment of Concern

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study hurricanes and research the damage done by hurricane Katrina.  In this environment investigative lesson plan students divide into groups and complete a given assignment. 
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Hurricane Watch: How Scientists Analyze Their Effects on Coastlines

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Hurricanes can have devastating affects such as flooding and property damage. In this WebQuest, meteorology learners discover what contributes to tropical storms and how they are measured. They visit several outstanding websites and...
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Hurricane and Weather Power Points

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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...
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Hurricane Katrina

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Hurricane Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the factors that influence hurricanes to develop.  In this hurricane instructional activity students research atmospheric trends that affect hurricanes and create a summary.
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Hurricane Watch - Aerial Photographs for Activity

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The aerial photographs contained in this resource support the instructional activity titled "Hurricane Watch: How Scientists Analyze Their Effects on Coastlines." You can find this instructional activity on the Lesson Planet website. It...
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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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Hurricanes and Hot Towers with TRMM

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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 plan. Not only does it provide information and photographs, but...
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What is a Hurricane?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research hurricanes on the Internet. In this hurricane lesson, students use the Internet to find out the basic shape of hurricane winds and classify three characteristics of hurricanes. Students then classify at least three...
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Effects of a Storm Surge

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students demonstrate the effects of a storm surge on coastal areas.  In this storm surge lesson plan students simulate the force of a hurricane. 
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Hurricane causes Scarcity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Assign this PowerPoint to your students to give them a place to explain how a hurricane can cause "scarcity" in a community or area. The directions instruct students how to save their slide. Tip: Instead of completing this on the...
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In Katrina's Wake

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You will need to go to the National Center for Biotechnology Information website to obtain the article, "In Katrina's Wake." Have your class read it and examine maps of where toxic chemicals were located in Louisiana at the time, taking...
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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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Creating Your Own Hurricane Plan

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Design a hurricane evacuation plan with youngsters. They will collect data on hurricanes. Researching on the Internet, they will discover vulnerabilities in city planning and devise an evacuation plan including necessary supplies.
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El Niño

For Students 5th - 12th
For this weather worksheet students complete an interactive activity on El Ninos then answer a series of short answer questions on how they occur. 
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Hurricane Paths: Comparing Places with Different Prevailing Winds

For Students 4th - 12th
In this wind worksheet students study a wind rose and graphs for Boston and answer several short answers on prevailing winds. 
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Hurricane Impact: Storm Surges and Elevation Transitions

For Students 6th - 9th
In this hurricane learning exercise, student answer 6 multiple choice questions and 8 short answer questions about hurricanes. They color the map to show flooded areas.
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Hurricane Stories

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science activity, middle schoolers read 4 stories about hurricanes. They write short answers to 2 questions following each of the stories.
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Natural Disasters: An Adventure in Non-Fiction

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students study different natural disasters.  In this natural disaster activity students read a nonfiction book followed by a discussion, an experiment,  then collect illustrations from their experience. 
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Atlantic Basin Hurricane Tracking Chart

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students look for the location of various storms that develop in the Atlantic Ocean with this hurricane tracking map.