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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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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, learners plot...
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For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders hear the book "Tornadoes" by Peter Murray, they use a hot list to research information on tornadoes. Then they create a group PowerPoint on the information they have gained on their research. They share these PowerPoint...
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Investigating Wild Weather

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore severe weather conditions. In this science lesson, 2nd graders research severe weather and create a presentation.
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The Magic School bus Inside A Hurricane

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate the concept of a hurricane by using the cartoon series "The Magic Schoolbus" to simulate the fantasy of traveling through a hurricane. The lesson plan uses a KWL graphic organizer in order to guide student inquiry...
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Severe Weather Research

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research types of severe weather.  In this weather lesson plan, 2nd graders use nonfiction texts, magazines, and the Internet to find information about a chosen type of severe weather.  They use it to create a Severe...
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Severe Weather Action Plan

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students obtain and review copies of school's severe weather action plan (if one exists) and discuss how plan can be used in an actual severe weather emergency; if no plan exists, students develop, write, edit, and present one to school...
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Writing and Editing a Research Report

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research report on their severe weather pattern for presentation to the class.
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Weather Patterns and Severe Weather Planning

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students document weather patterns associated with the region where they live. They collect weather data about severe thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes, and create safety preparation charts for each.
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Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars take a closer look at emergency preparedness plans. In this writing skills lesson, students evaluate the severe weather, natural disaster, and threat plans in place at their school and then write their own improved...
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Our Savage Planet in the News

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore extreme earth phenomenons. In this savage planet lesson, students explore and report on various types of severe weather and earth phenomenons using the Internet, a word processor, or other multimedia device.
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Brochure Writing: Severe Weather Patterns

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students observe weather patterns. They reserach important facts about severe weather. Using computer technology, students create a detailed brochure explaining six severe weather patterns.
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Environment: Understanding Climate Impacts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the potential environmental consequences of climate change. They conduct Internet research to discover how climate change may impact certain species of animals and present their findings in a poster or skit. Students...
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How Do Storms Influence Our Lives?

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners investigate the various ways storms influence our lives. They conduct Internet research, identify the characteristics of different storms, plot storm coordinates, and write a report on a particular storm.
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Predicting Severe Weather

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students recognize the range and variety of severe weather. They plan for severe weather conditions that they may experience on an immediate and long-term scale and use climate information to make personal choices about where to live and...
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Weather: A Look at Severe Weather

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students investigate weather systems by utilizing observation skills. In this weather hypothesis instructional activity, students view images from a slide-show of weather scenarios and predict what is happening or what has happened....
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Forecasting Weather

For Students 9th - 11th
For this weather worksheet, students review the different things a meteorologist studies and how they collect weather data. Students compare weather watch and weather warning. This worksheet has 10 matching and 3 short answer questions.
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How Can Storms Be Tracked?

For Students 5th - 6th
In this storm worksheet, students will brainstorms what meteorologists track, why they track them, and how they track them. The students will write their ideas into a chart.
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Winds of Destruction

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the problems that have arisen from the lastest string of hurricanes and tsuanamis. They watch a video about severe weather. After the film, 4th graders write four facts they found out about severe weather. ...
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Severe Weather is Spring Challenge

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research storms and appropriate warning procedures in their home towns and conduct interviews to find out suggestions for students and others in their community to keep themselves safe. Afterwards, students write a news feature...
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Bottled Up Tornadoes

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students simulate a tornado by using swirling water in connected bottles. They discuss what causes the vortex to be started in a real tornado.
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Shore is Windy!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider what a hurricane is and how it impacts both land and people, explore the speculations surrounding Hurricane Isabel, research potential target sites and create maps illustrating how Isabel may affect them.