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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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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 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 instructional activity 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...
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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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Design a Tornado-Proof Building

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students design a tornado-proof building. In this inquiry-based lesson, students demonstrate their knowledge of tornadoes and the damage they can cause by trying to design a building that can withstand a tornado.
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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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The Effects of Storms

For Students 7th - 8th
An excellent way to review a chapter or unit on storms, this worksheet features vocabulary review (gust, evacuation, storm surge, salinity), concept review (effects and details about hurricanes), skills/process review (normal high tide...
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Exploring Weather Disasters

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners examine the impact of floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and droughts. They conduct Internet research on various weather websites, complete a Weather Disaster Information sheet, save images of weather disasters on Google Images,...
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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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Twister Season Springs into Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover how weather conditions can give rise to severe storms and tornadoes. They study the different types of severe weather, how they can track conditions in their own neighborhood, and how to prepare for the worst.
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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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Tornados!

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students use Inspiration, HyperStudio and the Internet to create a multimedia project about tornadoes for their weather unit. They explore tornadoes, how and where they form, what storm chasers do.
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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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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. Kids match the...
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Hurricane and Tornadoes Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 5th
Quiz your young meteorologists using this simple matching worksheet. Learners inventory 16 weather-related terms, matching them to the appropriate definition on the right. There are an equal number of definitions as there are terms. A...
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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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Learning About Weather

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate natural weather disasters by writing an essay.  In this weather lesson, 1st graders research one aspect of dangerous weather such as hurricanes, snow, floods, etc.  Students take notes on their research and...
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Tornadoes

For Students 5th - 8th
In this tornadoes worksheet, students answer multiple choice questions about tornadoes. Students answer 6 questions about tornadoes.
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Wild Weather Word Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this weather worksheet, students and their families search for weather news in the newspaper, media or Internet. Students record a list of weather words. Students then research and write down a one week forecast for their city.
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Indiana Tornado Project

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students become aware of the number of tornadoes that impact Indiana. They explore basic facts about tornadoes. Students use the GIS for research. They explore that natural phenomena in Indiana. Students become familiar with...