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Hurricane Tutorial By completing this tutorial, you will be able to: Understand how hurricanes are named - Naming Hurricanes Understand how hurricanes develop - Stages of Development Identify - Parts of the Hurricane Compare hurricanes - Rating Hurricanes - Saffir-Simpson Scale

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Hurricane Tutorial

  • By completing this tutorial, you will be able to:
  • Understand how hurricanes are named -Naming Hurricanes
  • Understand how hurricanes develop -Stages of Development
  • Identify - Parts of the Hurricane
  • Compare hurricanes -Rating Hurricanes - Saffir-Simpson Scale
  • Make your own hurricane -Interactive Hurricanes

Hurricane Web Quest

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Naming Hurricanes

Using these links, complete this task sheet:

http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/hurricane_names.PDF

  • Naming Hurricanes:http://www.ns.ec.gc.ca/weather/hurricane/hurricanes4.html
  • List of Hurricane Names 1996-2001: http://www.fema.gov/kids/hunames2.htm
  • Names 2002-2007: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/weather/hurricane/sns-hc-names.story
  • How are Hurricanes Named?http://kids.mtpe.hq.nasa.gov/archive/hurricane/names.html
  • How are Hurricanes Named by NOAA: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutnames.shtml
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Stages of Development

Use these links to complete this task sheet:

Tropical Cyclone Worksheet: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/hurricane_cycle.PDF

  • How are hurricanes formed?http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/sevweath/swhoware.html
  • Information: http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/hurr/stages/home.rxml
  • LifeCycle WebSites: http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/origin.htm & http://whyfiles.org/073hurricane/2.html
  • USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/weather/tg/whurwhat/whurwhat.htm
  • How a hurricane develops video - USA Today:http://www.usatoday.com/weather/video/whurdev.htm
  • Inside the Storm: http://deved.meted.ucar.edu/hurrican/strike/anatomy.htm
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Parts of the Hurricane

Use these links to complete this task sheet:

http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/hurricane_inside.PDF

  • Structure of a Hurricane:http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/prepare/structure.htm
  • BrainPOP Movie:
  • http://www.brainpop.com/science/weather/hurricanes/index.weml
  • USA Today:http://www.usatoday.com/weather/tg/whurwhat/whurwhat.htm
  • How hurricanes are formed web site:http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/sevweath/swhoware.html
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Rating Hurricanes: Saffir-Simpson Scale

  • Use these links to complete this task sheet:
  • Rating Hurricanes Worksheet: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/hurricane_measurement.PDF
  • Weather.com: http://www.weather.com/encyclopedia/charts/tropical/saffirscale.html
  • Saffir-Simpson Scale:http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/sevweath/swintensity.html
  • Naples News:http://www.naplesnews.com/hurricane/00/d441115a.htm
  • NOAA:http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutsshs.shtml
  • NASA:http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/archive/hurricane/saffir-simpson.html
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Interactive Hurricane Programs

  • Try to make a hurricane! Have fun!
  • Hurricane Maker - Can you make the right conditions for a hurricane? http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/weather/hurricane/sns-hc-hurricanemaker.flash
  • Discovery - Create a Hurricane: http://www.discovery.com/stories/science/hurricanes/create.html
  • Create-a-Cane:http://deved.meted.ucar.edu/hurrican/strike/canelab.htm
  • Aim-a-Hurricane:http://deved.meted.ucar.edu/hurrican/strike/movncane.htm