Eye in the Sky: Hurricanes

National Geographic Society

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 form, what they look like, and what kind of damage they can do.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: General Public, Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Atmosphere