Weather Links


Hurricanes
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=DLESE-000-000-006-291
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=TBOXR-000-000-000-045
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=TBOXR-000-000-000-031 (some information on how hurricanes form)
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=BRIDGE-1736, choose the Hurricane icon (upper left), then Case Studies (right), then a hurricane (one of the numbers), and scroll through the pictures and video. The site has background information and an activity in which students set the conditions and see if a hurricane forms.
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=DLESE-000-000-000-036 (an interactive site that teaches about hurricanes and lets students investigate a few specific storms)

Tornadoes
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=DLESE-000-000-006-293
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=BRIDGE-1736
Choose the Tornado icon (upper left), then Case Studies (right), then a tornado (one of the numbers), and scroll through the pictures and video. Note: The site has background information and an activity in which students set the conditions and see if a tornado forms.
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=TBOXR-000-000-000-037 (Damage survey summaries)
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=TBOXR-000-000-000-131, click on the video link on the right, then select a player. (Has video/audio about how tornadoes form)
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=DLESE-000-000-009-689 (NOVA site with information, interviews, and activities about tornadoes)
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=DLESE-000-000-002-739 Tornado FAQ from the experts in Oklahoma’s Storm Prediction Center
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=TBOXR-000-000-000-0148 video of several tornadoes
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=TBOXR-000-000-000-0149 video of several tornadoes

Floods
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=DLESE-000-000-006-296
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=COMET-27 (Overview of floods in urban areas by Colorado experts)

Drought
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/728124.stm (Pictures of drought)



Thunderstorms and Lightning
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=TBOXR-000-000-000-048 (Thunderstorm shelf cloud in West Virginia)
http://www.teachingboxes.org/catalog.jsp?id=DLESE-000-000-006-217 (select Natural Disasters in the Browse box)
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