Hurricanes > Lab 9: Death and Destruction

Death and Destruction

A home in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina damaged by Hurricane Dennis, 2005. Photograph courtesy of and copyright by University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Photographer: Carlye Calvin

Seen from space, the simple elegance of a hurricane spiral can belie the deadly power of these storms. In this lab, you'll view pictures or video from the inside of hurricanes. You'll find out just how the storms cause the death and destruction attributed to them.

After completing this investigation, you should be able to:

Keeping Track of What You Learn

Throughout these labs, you will find two kinds of questions. Your teacher will let you know which answers you should record and turn in.

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