Thursday, June 21, 2012


Hurricanes are also known as tropical cyclones and typhoons. They are mighty fierce storms that can cause violent 50-foot peaks and valleys in the ocean. Hurricanes also make a neat science, math, and history unit. All three subjects are easily covered when learning about them.

Some things to cover in your mini unit might include:

What is a hurricane?
Where do most hurricanes occur?
How does a hurricane form?
What is the life cycle of a hurricane?
What are the different hurricane categories?
What type of damage can a hurricane cause?
What are some ways scientist track hurricanes?
How do hurricanes get their names each year?

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