Hurricanes and Climate

In this activity, students use maps and data to learn about where and how hurricanes form and possible correlations with climate change affecting their strength.

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Lisa Gardiner
UCAR Science Education; NESTA

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Would be a good piece included in a larger lesson on weather and connections between ocean and the atmosphere.

Try to locate more current data on hurricane frequency and intensity in each of the 6 targeted geographic regions.