All about tornadoes! Fully animated PowerPoint with informational text on how these violent storms develop and how severe weather can cause destruction. Learn about tornado structure, their effects, and how they are measured with the Enhanced Fujita scale. Great addition to your nonfiction extreme weather, forces of nature, or natural hazards unit. Includes facts and details about the following topics:
What is a tornado? Where and when do tornadoes form? Waterspouts,
Parts of a tornado, Tornado Season, What are the effects tornadoes? How are tornadoes classified? What is the tornado strength scale? Tetsuya Ted Fujita, Preparation, Duck and Cover, Watches and Warnings, Forecasting and tracking, watches and warnings, protecting yourself at school and at home, storm shelters.
Also includes a link to a video clip of students in a tornado drill. Students can read and then answer the ten comprehension questions that are interactive and self-checking to review at the end. Also has a glossary of terms. A helpful addition to a Forces of Nature unit or as a supplement to your unit on Natural Disasters or Hazards. Animated. Note: animations do not show in preview.
Did you know that you can use PowerPoints like this in Zoom for distance learning? You can also share with your students in OneDrive, too. Just make sure to tell them to view in Slideshow mode. If you don’t want them to have the answer key, remove it first. ;) You can also upload to Google Slides, and it will automatically convert. There may be some things like fonts or animations that are not compatible, but it is editable and usually easy to make adjustments. 44 slides. Please see full preview. Note: animations do not show in the preview.
You may also like these other resources about severe weather:
⭐ Storms Word Scramble Puzzle - Wild Weather Vocabulary Activity
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