Students explore how technology and science are used to identify, measure, and track powerful tropical storms to better warn and secure people from their impact. They research hurricanes online by tracking the storms on a hurricane website.
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip – Hurricanes
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...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
An Internet Exploration: Flying into the Eye
Take a virtual field trip into the eye of a hurricane. Through a series of websites, mini-meteorologists discover the anatomy of a hurricane and how one is formed. Add some excitement to your atmosphere curriculum by exploring this form...
5th - 8th Science
Trailers Become Schools After Hurricane Katrina
Young scholars share their thoughts about natural disasters, then read a news article about how life at an elementary school was changed after Hurricane Katrina. For this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History