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Fifth graders explore how a tornado functions. They discuss the different types of tornadoes, create a tornado using a jar, water, dish detergent, vinegar, and food coloring, and discuss the results of the experiment.
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Tornadoes
Tornadoes are violent and destructive, yet most people are fascinated by them. Topics such as safety and emergency preparedness are covered, in addition to hands-on activities like making a tornado in a bottle and plotting/mapping...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable