Hurricane Sandy Natural Disaster Meteorology Project Lesson Plan

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Objectives:
• Students will be able to create a 3D project/shadow box of a small coastal area after a hurricane based on a Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale measurements.

• Students will be able to create a timeline of Hurricane Sandy.

Topics:
Natural destruction, earth’s processes, hurricanes, erosion, weathering, analyzing and organizing data, satellite images, Saffir-Simpson scale.

Overall Summary:
This is a two-part project that involves the study of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction and it’s relationship to the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale.


Prior Knowledge:
This project should be assigned and taught at the end of a unit study on destruction from earth’s natural processes. Students should have an understanding of:
• the water cycle
• air masses and fronts
• severe weather
• reading and interpreting weather maps
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6
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