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UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory

The University of California at Berkeley Seismological Laboratory home page provides access to the many programs, products and activities of the Laboratory. Earthquake monitoring activities include ...

Natural Hazards.org

This site provides atmospheric and geologic hazard information for researchers, teachers, students, and concerned citizens. For each hazard, information about the locations and seasons of greatest ...

Handle A Hurricane!

Handle a Hurricane is a decision-making activity where students assume the role of mayor of Pensacola Beach, Florida. Hurricane Opal is developing/approaching in the Gulf of Mexico. The students must ...

Hurricane Web Quest

In the Hurricane Web Quest, students use the links provided to research hurricanes and create a Power-Point presentation on what they find. Students will: discover the life cycle of a hurricane and ...

USGS Hurricane Mitch Program

This site contains information about reaction to Hurricane Mitch, a Category 5 hurricane which devastated Central America. It describes the objectives of the USGS program, which were to improve the ...

The Eye of the Hurricane

This lesson plan introduces students to the structure of a hurricane, particularly the eye. It can be used as an introduction to a unit on hurricanes or weather phenomena. Students will view a video ...

Hurricanes!

This data tip from Bridge, the Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center archive, includes a variety of educational sites to visit, and a data exercise on hurricanes. Topics covered are: "What ...

Hurricanes 1: The Science of Hurricanes

This lesson is the first of a two-part series on the science of hurricanes and the kinds of technology being used to identify and track them. In this segment, students examine different scientific ...

Hurricanes 2: Tracking Hurricanes

The purpose of this lesson is to examine the role of technology in identifying and tracking hurricanes. It is the second in a two-part series on the science of hurricanes and the kinds of technology ...

Hurricanes

This undergraduate meteorology tutorial from Texas A&M University discusses the climatology of hurricanes (where they form, where they go, and their niche in the general circulation) as well as ...

FEMA: Hurricane

This page from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's website provides links to basic information about hurricanes, FEMA's recommendations for mitigating hurricane damage, and FEMA's hurricane ...

Hurricanes

This portal offers current information that will change as the season progresses, but some of the background material is valuable for educational purposes. Graphics include The evolution of a ...

Counting on the Havoc of Hurricanes: Comparing Statistics of Hurricane Floyd to Other Hurricanes

In this lesson from the New York Times Learning Network, students define and classify the various ways in which numbers are used in forecasting and coping with the effects of a hurricane. This is ...

GOES Hurricane Linda

This NASA lithograph presents a GOES satellite image of Hurricane Linda as it approached Baja, California on September 12, 1997. A brief explanation of how hurricanes are formed and a classroom ...

Hurricane Andrew

This poster shows a NASA-NOAA GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) image of Hurricane Andrew on the front and provides classroom activities for K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 on the back.

Hurricane Fran

This page displays imagery of Hurricane Fran from the NASA-NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES). The page is part of the Visualization of Remote Sensing Data website of ...

Earthquake Hazards Program - National Earthquake Center

Users can access a selection of technical information and data about earthquakes in the U.S. and around the world. A current worldwide list of earthquakes is available, as are data on geophysical ...

Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth

This site provides general information on hurricanes, including how they form, where and when conditions favorable to hurricane formation exist, how wind speeds are classified, and what conditions ...

Eye in the Sky: Hurricanes

This resource presents a brief overview of these violent tropical ocean storms. It covers the science, phenomenon, and effects of hurricanes, and includes videos clips that depict how hurricanes ...

Classifying Hurricanes

This site offers a brief explanation, accompanied by animations, of how the intensities of hurricanes are classified using the Saffir-Simpson Scale. Each category of storm includes a description of ...




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