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Tornadoes, Lightning in Rare Video

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A video from National Geographic features some scientists who chase storms of all kinds in the hope of gathering scientific information about them. Along with tornadoes, they also try to capture data on lightning storms and hail storms....
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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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Tornadoes in the United States

For Students 5th - 7th
Which state has the highest frequency of tornadoes? Use this chart and mapping activity to get your scholars discovering geographical trends as they analyze data and transfer it to a map. Learners practice creating a map to show the...
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Weather

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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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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Tornado on the Turnpike

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An amazing video which shows a tornado in Kansas going right over people who are taking shelter under a freeway overpass. The tornado literally goes right over them as the film crew takes video. The thunderous roar is terrifying!
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English Exercises: Listening about Tornadoes

For Students 5th - 7th
Engage visual and auditory students with a 4-minute video on tornadoes, paired with a comprehension note and activity guide. Learners watch the video and then fill in 15 pieces of information in a chart; determine if 12 statements are...
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The Scoop on Tornadoes

For Students 6th - 9th
Use an online interactive worksheet to guide your young scientists into the fascinating world of tornadoes! Links to weather articles from the National Weather Service and Planet Diary give clear explanations as well as visual depictions...
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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 instructional activity has students analyze a table that contains 16 words pertaining to hurricanes and tornadoes. The words have been cut in half....
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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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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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Tornadoes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create a tornado tube and compose a safety brochure for tornadoes. In this tornadoes lesson plan, students also use maps to approximate tornado alley, review a cloud chart, and devise a plan for action if a tornado hits.
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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.
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Tornadoes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the characteristics of a tornado. They practice using new vocabulary and participate in a question and answer session. They use the internet to gather more specific information.
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Storm Seekers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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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Variable Skies

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine factors which affect a vortex and create model tornadoes. They identify variables, pose a testable question, and perform an experiment using the scientific method. After they collect their data, students write a complete...
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Tracking Tornadoes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore various topics about tornadoes, including where they occur most frequently, what kind of damage they cause, how they are predicted, and current scientific research.
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Inside the Tornado

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scientists attempt to place a probe full of cameras and video cameras in the path of a tornado in order to get images and footage inside the storm. An excellent explanation of why most of the tornadoes which occur in the US happen in the...
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The Active Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Natural disasters are both terrifying and fascinating. This lesson provides an introduction to some natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes. Emerging scientists read about and view pictures of these phenomena and...
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Cyclone!

For Students 8th - 10th
In this cyclones worksheet, students watch a video and answer 20 questions about specific hurricanes that have occurred and their damage, the parts of a hurricane, the difference between tornadoes and hurricanes and the speed of winds.
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Tornadoes

For Students 5th - 8th
In this tornadoes instructional activity, students answer multiple choice questions about tornadoes. Students answer 6 questions about tornadoes.
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Tornadoes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners use the Internet to research tornadoes. They consider tornado formation, energy forms and sources, ways to predict tornadoes, tornado safety and attempt to predict tornadoes in real time.
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The Geography of Tornadoes OR

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students learn some basic facts about tornadoes and map two selected tornado statistics by state, and observe, analyze and speculate about the pattern(s) created by the completed map.