*Hurricane Field Trip

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General Info

  • Lowe's Tracking Maps - These tracking maps are designed to be printed and used to track the path of oncoming storms.
  • Questions and Answers About Hurricanes - This page by the National Severe Storms Laboratory provides some basic hurricane information.
  • USA Today Article "Bigger, badder storm era feared" In this article, Neil Frank, National Hurricane Center director from 1975 to 1987, and Professor William Gray predict stormy era of upcoming east coast hurricanes and explain their reasoning.
  • WeatherNet Software Archive -  The WeatherNet is a non-profit service sponsored by The Weather Underground at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. They host the largest and most up-to-date selection of weather software available on the Internet. The applications will allow you to create high-resolution radar maps, access weather services on the Net, and track hurricanes.
  • WW2010 University of Illinois Department of Atmospheric Sciences This page has a map which geographically displays how hurricane-type storms are called by different names in different parts of the world.


Lesson Plans and More

WW2010 - The weather world 2010 project features student projects and classroom activities.



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