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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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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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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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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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Tracking Hurricane News

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a unique twist for your instructional activity 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...
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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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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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Hurricanes: An Environment of Concern

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study hurricanes and research the damage done by hurricane Katrina.  In this environment investigative instructional activity 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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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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Engines of Destruction: The Science of Hurricanes!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A typical tropical cyclone consumes the same amount of power as the entire United States. Scientists understand hurricanes and predict their sizes and paths. The video explains the relationship between hurricanes and ideal engines. It...
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Hurricane Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the factors that influence hurricanes to develop.  For this hurricane lesson students research atmospheric trends that affect hurricanes and create a summary.
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How Does a Hurricane Form?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young meteorologists examine the formation of a hurricane in a resource focused on severe weather conditions. Once they learn that a hurricane is also a tropical cyclone, and detail the different levels associated with tropical storms,...
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Hurricane Watch - Aerial Photographs for Activity

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The aerial photographs contained in this resource support the lesson titled "Hurricane Watch: How Scientists Analyze Their Effects on Coastlines." You can find this lesson on the Lesson Planet website. It is a WebQuest in...
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Seasonal Science: Hurricane

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Winter, spring, summer, fall, and hurricanes? With the help of a video that is part of a larger Seasonal Science series, learn why hurricanes have a season all their own. Viewers integrate knowledge of the causes of hurricanes, factors...
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Hurricanes and Global Climate Change

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Don't blow past a resource on hurricanes. The lesson and activity focus on the effect that El Nino and atmospheric carbon dioxide have on hurricanes, both in terms of frequency and intensity. Scholars build on basic hurricane knowledge...
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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. Not only does it provide information and photographs, but several...
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Hurricanes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Take the class on a virtual field trip to look into the eye of the storm. Elementary and middle school scientists learn about hurricanes, how they form, and safety precautions to lessen the impact of hurricane disasters. Most importantly...
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What is a Hurricane?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners 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. Learners then classify at least three...
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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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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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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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Counting on the Havoc of Hurricanes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students define and classify all the different ways in which numbers are used in forecasting and coping with the effects of a hurricane. They conduct research to compare and contrast these numbers as they apply to Hurricane Floyd and
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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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