Type:

Other

Description:

This activity features Hurricane Mitch, the second most deadly hurricane in Caribbean history. Students will study the storm using five different data sources to produce a more complete description of the storm's motion and structure. They will look at the path of the storm, amount of rainfall, infrared telemetry, a movie of flying inside the storm, and the size of the storm in order to answer the questions on the provided worksheet.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 3,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Grade 8,Space Science,Mathematics,Natural hazards,Upper Elementary,Science process skills,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Atmospheric science,Hurricanes,Analyzing data,Informal Education,Middle School,Interpreting data,Earth and space science,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184417908T,Science as inquiry,Grade 7,General,Weather,Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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