Get ready for hurricane season! All of the materials I am including in this bundled Content Enhancement download are available as individual products sold separately on TpT in the GiantScience from the ScienceGiant
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Question Exploration: What Determines Weather?
What determines the weather? This question exploration explains the essential question what are the 3 "ingredients" of weather, the 4 types of severe weather, and how weather is different from climate.
Concept Compare Frame: Weather Fronts and Air Masses
What are weather fronts? This question exploration and concept comparison frame explains the essential question what weather fronts are, the kinds of weather they bring, and the air masses associated with them.
Concept Compare Frame: Tornado Intensity on the Enhanced Fujita Scale
: This Concept Comparison contrasts categories with Enhanced Fujita scale for tornado intensity
Concept Compare Frame: Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale (Categories 1-5)
What is a hurricane? This concept comparison frame explores the causes and characteristics of various severe tropical storms and hurricanes from the movement of air, and associated drop of air pressure.
Question Exploration: What Methods Are Used to Track Hurricanes?
What methods are used to locate and keep track of storms and hurricanes? This question exploration explains latitude and longitude coordinates, and contains a lab activity from NOAA to practice hurricane tracking.
Question Exploration: What Factors Influence Storm Surge SLOSH?
What factors could increase the height or level of storm surge at the shoreline? This question exploration explains sea, lake, and overland surges from hurricanes (or SLOSH).
Concept Comparison: Ocean Motion - Waves, Tides, Tsunami, Currents and Storm Surge
: This Concept Comparison contrasts changes of velocity in fluid motion within large bodies of water among waves, tides, tsunami, currents, and storm surge (sea, lake, and overland surges from hurricanes, or SLOSH).
Find Someone Who - Weather
Let your middle and high school students walk and talk as they review about weather and severe weather.