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Hurricane Season, Grades 6-8

Learn How Hurricanes Are Formed, Tracked and Affected by Global Warming

Found In: science, social studies, 6-8

Lesson Plans

  • Hurricane!
    Students in grades 6-8 learn how wind speed and water depth influence wave height.
  • Hurricanes as Heat Engines
    Students in grades 6-12 examine authentic sea surface temperature data to explore how hurricanes extract heat energy from the ocean surface.
  • Teaching and Learning Mathematics through Hurricane Tracking
    Students in grades 6-8 investigate hurricanes by constructing and interpreting graphs, analyzing patterns, determining rates of change and ratios, using the distance formula, and estimating.

Additional Lessons

Activities

Hurricane Applet — Atlantic
Drag the hurricane and see the effect of sea surface temperature.

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last updated: June 27, 2014

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