Hurricanes Inquiry Labs

Kesler Science
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Grade Levels
6th - 8th, Homeschool
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Description

Students will track the pathway of some of the most famous hurricanes in history and draw conclusions about hurricane formation and travel based on patterns they identify in their map.

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What's Included:

- Teacher Resource Pages - prep time, standards/objectives, teacher directions, materials, and additional resources.

- Answer Keys - suggested answer keys for the labs

- CER Conclusion and Reflection Questions - Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning statements along with 3 reflection questions per lab.

- All pages are EDITABLE.

3 Differentiated Labs

Dependent Student Lab- A complete lab. This level is written with a combination of procedural instructions and inquiry questions. They are moderately student-centered with guided inquiry questions throughout the lab. Suggested for on-level learners.

Modified Student Lab - A complete lab. This level provides the most structured lab experience. The lessons may eliminate parts of the lab and change the questioning to include sentence stems or multiple choice questions. Suggested for learners with modifications.

Independent Student Lab - A complete lab. This level is the most student-centered experience. Suggestions are made for the students to get started, but most of the decisions will be student-centered. The students will be responsible for most aspects of the lab and will have the least guidance. Suggested for advanced learners.

Materials Needed Per Group:

  • Colored pencils
  • Blank Atlantic Tracker Maps
  • Resource Pages
  • Sea Surface Temperatures
  • Hurricane Data Pages 1 and 2
  • Plastic wrap
  • Ice water
  • Warm water
  • Heat lamp
  • 3 small beakers
  • Dirt

Standards Alignment

TEKS: 8.10 C - Identify the role of the oceans in the formation of weather systems such as hurricanes.

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Copyright © Chris Kesler. All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.

Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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