STORMY WEATHER Fall Semester Project Objectives The students will be able to research the origin of the names hurricane, tornado, typhoon. research the meteorological causes of hurricanes, tornadoes, or typhoons. map the weather patterns of a hurricane, tornado or typhoon.
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Fall Semester Project
The students will be able to
What is weather? (examples/causes/where does it occur?)
Look for patterns and come with questions
Sources for watching weather
Accuracy of weather predictions
1. What’s in a Name?
2. What Starts Wind?
3. How Low Pressure Works
Using the Internet, students look for pictures, stories, articles, etc. on which to base their decision.
Document Sources in Virtual Notebook
Research causes of hurricane, tornado, or typhoon using
the Internet, books, newspapers, interviews, magazines,
Site to learn about smart searching:
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Interactive site to learn documentation:
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Create a multimedia presentation:
Lower grades: 5 page Power Point Presentation custom background, take photos and scan, import pictures, write text, cite sources.
Middle grades: 7 pagePower Point Presentation custom background, take photos and scan, import pictures, write text, cite sources, create links to web sites, import sound.
Upper grades Why?: 10 pagePower Point Presentation custom background, take photos and scan, import pictures, write text, cite sources, create links to web sites, import sound, add animation, create a link to
Excel chart, create web page.