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116 resources with the keyterm hurricanes

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Life in a Hurricane Zone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the effects of living in a hurricane zone. In this hurricane zone instructional activity, students research the impact of natural disasters on humans and the environment, and write a press release describing the...
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Miracle Planet - Snow Ball Earth 4/5

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A snowball earth would stay frozen once frozen; so what melted the ice? A manganese dioxide deposit gives some clue. One scientist focused on volcanic eruptions as contributing more oxygen into the air and warming the earth. This...
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Could Just One Degree Change the World?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A one-degree change in the earth's climate does not seem like a problem, but the rate at which our climate is changing is frightening. Of all the recorded temperature changes, our planet is currently warmer than it has ever been. If the...
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Wind Effects- A Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore hurricanes.  In this weather data interpretation instructional activity, students draw conclusions about the impact of Hurricane Floyd as it related to weather conditions. Students read and interpret a tide data table, a...
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When the Winds Blow

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine the impact of hurricanes on people and government agencies. They describe the current weather, explore various websites, read and discuss articles, complete a crossword puzzle, and complete a media comparison chart.
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Tornado Alley

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Looking for a presentation on tornadoes, and the area of our country known as "Tornado Alley?" Then, this presentation is for you! Students analyze data and answer questions related to the maps of Oklahoma and tracking data for...
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What is a Hurricane?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Meet hurricane hunters and learn about where hurricanes form and how they occur. Great images, full explanations, and clear narration make this a great clip for learners in grades 3-6. Play this clip prior to or after a lesson on extreme...
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research the formation and life-span of hurricanes and, after analyzing statistics, try their hand at plotting and predicting the course a hurricane.
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When a levee fails, it means disaster. Introduce your class to hurricanes and the technologies used to help protect against them. The included presentation provides background information using Hurricane Katrina as a reference. 
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Weather and Climate: storms

For Teachers 9th
The main types of storms are described in this presentation and characteristic facts are given. The main details thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes and winter storms formations are listed. Geographical features that affect weather...
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Hurricane and Tornadoes Word Chop Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
Trying to sharpen your meteorologists' weather terms literacy? This weather words worksheet has students analyze a table that contains 16 words pertaining to hurricanes and tornadoes. The words have been cut in half. Students match 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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Exploring Hurricanes

For Students 6th - 9th
In this hurricane worksheet, students explore the behavior of hurricanes by reading an article about it. They complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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Global Warming and Hurricanes: Is an Increase in the Number of Stronger Hurricanes an Indicator of Global Warming

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate whether stronger hurricanes are signs of global warming. In this environmental science lesson, 9th graders research both sides of the issue about global warming. They debate for or against this issue in class.
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students perform various experiments to explore hurricanes. In this earth science lesson, students explain how they form. They identify the structure of a hurricane.
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Hurricane Frequency and Intensity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine hurricanes. In this web-based meteorology lesson plan, students study the relationship between ocean temperature and hurricane intensity. They differentiate between intensity and frequency of hurricanes.
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Hurricane Watcher

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study weather. In this hurricanes lesson, students use the internet to virtually experience what a hurricane is like. They watch a slide show and discuss as a class, and then independently visit a website that puts them up close...
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Weathering the Storm

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create news briefings on hurricanes and tornadoes after exploring them on the internet program Second Life. In this hurricanes and tornadoes lesson plan, students are assigned a scenario in groups and report on the natural...
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Science/Weather

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the weather. In this science instructional activity, 4th graders recognize how weather conditions and phenomena occur and can even be predicted. Students research the different weather conditions like floods and...
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Hurricanes and Tornadoes (Grade 4-8)

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the concepts of hurricanes and violent weather conditions. In this violent weather lesson, students access an Internet site and watch a video about how air masses behave, how a tornado forms, how hurricanes form, and...
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Hurricane

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students learn about and track hurricanes. In this natural disasters instructional activity, students discuss hurricane formation and research the impact/effects of hurricanes in the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. Students use a hurricane...
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Do You Want to Risk It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore coastal natural disasters such as hurricanes. In this coastal natural disasters lesson plan, students are assigned a coastal community and they obtain information about natural hazards that pose risks to that community....
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Eye on the Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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No, Dorothy, this isn't Kansas!: Severe Weather

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete several activities related to topics about severe weather. They conduct Internet research, observe weather conditions, write essays and define a variety of weather-related vocabulary.