Technology Education Webquest: Hurricanes - Tech Learning

Technology Education Webquest: Hurricanes

Use this Webquest to discover what the weather conditions are that create hurricanes, how hurricanes are classified, and how they are tracked.
Author:
Publish date:

June 1 brought the beginning of hurricane season, which will last until November 30. Even if you don’t live in the path of a hurricane, your weather may be affected by hurricane activity. Use this Webquest to discover what the weather conditions are that create hurricanes, how hurricanes are classified, and how they are tracked. Use the several web sites provided to find answers to questions about hurricanes. Find out about the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, and learn how to be safe in a hurricane. Watch a brief video showing a hurricane blowing ashore, and batten down the hatches.

courtesy of Knovation

Featured

Related

PBS LearningMedia: Chasing Tornadoes

Storm-chasing scientists take equipment such as Doppler radar out into tornado-prone areas, hoping that their analysis of weather conditions is accurate and that they will be able to track a tornado as it develops.

Forces of Nature: Hurricanes

Forces of Nature: Hurricanes This interactive National Geographic site allows users to learn what a hurricane is, what causes hurricanes, and the characteristics of hurricanes. Uses may 'create your own hurricane.' The site also contains 3D images of real hurricanes for users to peruse. National

Web Weather for Kids

Name: Web Weather for Kids Brief Description of the Site: Web Weather for Kids is a site that helps young students understand all aspects of weather. Students can access information about thunderstorms and tornadoes, cloud formation, hurricanes and various winter storms. Each weather component is supported by

Interactive Weather Maker

Interactive Weather Maker This Scholastic site allows users to have a little fun and learn about weather conditions at the same time as it invites users to 'create your own weather.' Users must have the Flash Plug-In installed to view this site. Scholastic for Kids • Learning Games

Integrating New Technologies into Education

Integrating New Technologies into Education IN TIME provides a wealth of online "video vignettes" of teachers from various grades and subjects integrating technology into their classrooms. The videos, searchable by grade level, subject area, and even the software and/or hardware used, include full

e-Learningfor Kids: Weather

Designed for elementary students, this site teaches some basic concepts about weather. As students complete the three levels of this animated interactive, they will learn what weather is and how it is different during each of the four seasons. Students

Free Education Workshops

Concept to Classroom is a free series of award winning professional development workshops covering education topics such as after school programs, cooperative and collaborative learning, inquiry based learning, webquests, use of the Internet in the classroom, and more. The workshops

Montebello USD Department of Educational Technology

Name: Montebello USD Department of Educational Technology Brief Description of the Site:The Montebello Unified School District is one of the largest districts in Los Angeles County, CA serving more than 35,000 K-12 students and 30,000 adult learners. The district’s Department of Educational Technology pioneered