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Hurricane Field Trip

This site focuses on the subject of hurricanes (typhoons and cyclones). Designed as an electronic tour, it guides the user through different web sites as stops, providing a comprehensive overview of ...

How Hurricanes Work

How Stuff Works is a site that offers in-depth articles explaining in simple terms how things work. This article provides a detailed description of how hurricanes work. This includes what a hurricane ...

United States Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program: Earthquake Research

This site describes the research activities of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The activities include: borehole geophysics and rock mechanics, ...

Severe Weather: Hurricanes

Severe Weather: Hurricanes is part of an on-line series of modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental Earth Science education through ...

Online Guide: Hurricanes

Hurricanes is one of several online guides produced by the Weather World 2010 project at the University of Illinois. These guides use multimedia technology and the dynamic capabilities of the web to ...

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.




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