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The Science of Hurricanes

SIngraffea Posted by SIngraffea in All About Science on Jun 1, 2011 1:40:44 PM




Harsh weather has been dominating the news lately, and hurricane season is just beginning.  The Pacific hurricane season began May 15, while the hurricane season in the Atlantic begins today, June 1.  Learn about the science behind hurricanes, wind, and other weather with Science NetLinks' collection of resources on hurricanes






This collection includes:


Hurricanes 1: The Science of Hurricanes will introduce kids to the science of hurricanes in an effort to highlight how forces change the speed and direction of motion.


Hurricanes 2: Tracking Hurricanes examines the role of technology in identifying and tracking hurricanes.


Properties of Air demonstrates that air takes up space, and puts pressure, or pushes, on everything around it.


Animated Guides: Hurricanes offers slides that lead students through the development of a hurricane.


Hurricanes podcast discusses the recent upswing in hurricanes.


Check out the full hurricane collection here.


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