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Students graph the relationship between air pressure and wind speed in 2005's Hurricane Katrina and for the entire 2005 hurricane season. From their analyses, they come up with an estimate of the minimum air pressure that is likely to result in hurricane-force winds of 65 knots or higher.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110314212028598T,NSDL,High School,Air pressure,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Extreme weather,NSDL_SetSpec_2669651,Hurricanes,Winds,Geoscience

    Language:

    English

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