No, Dorothy, this isn't Kansas!: Severe Weather
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Young scholars 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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Get the Picture - Severe Weather Graphs and Other Visual Representations
Whereas the lesson is an analysis of weather-related data, it can be used in any science class to teach how to review data, graphs, and visual models for pertinent information, and how sometimes these representations help to clarify...
5th - 9th Science
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
This Is Your Brain on Extreme Weather
We track weather and measure it objectively, yet our own beliefs often conflict with the facts. The video discusses how our source of weather reporting and our personal experiences shape our beliefs. It also covers the concepts of...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Tornadoes Form?
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...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Science Suggests About 'Weather Weirding'
Here is an activity that you can use to help upper elementary or middle schoolers to meet Common Core literacy standards for science and technology. Youngsters read the article on extreme weather patterns, "Weather Runs Hot and Cold, So...
4th - 8th Science