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Haunted by Hurricanes

Lesson Plan Overview

Hurricanes are powerful storms that can cause devastating damage when they hit the shore. How is it that these storms grow to such impressive sizes? This lesson plan teaches students about how hurricanes form and then probes students to think about how changing conditions are affecting hurricane patterns.

Source: Virginia Sea Grant
Subjects: Earth Science
Grades: 9-12

Literacy Principles:

OLP#3: The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate.

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