The scenario had been predicted and the storm's path and intensity accurately forecast. Even so, when Hurricane Katrina struck, government agencies and residents alike seemed to be caught horribly off guard. In this...
This collection features digital resources and teaching ideas relevant to the many components of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. Materials include an overview of the storm and the science behind the disaster, a set of...
In this lesson, learners use a Web-based version of ImageJ to examine images of Hurricane Katrina as it moved through the Gulf of Mexico in August 2005. Students explore infrared radiation, water vapor, and visible...
The Hurricane Education site from NOAA provides teachers with curriculum materials, multimeda visual information, an archive of previous hurricane seasons and several posters. By knowing what actions students can take,...
This NASA website contains information about hurricanes and describes how they form, intensify, and then weaken. The site explains the physics of hurricane formation and also the chain reaction that intensifies...
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