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Title: Rate Tornado Damage
Url: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.watcyc.tornado/
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: Tornadoes can produce damage that ranges from broken tree limbs to a block of houses swept from their foundations. They can inflict utter devastation across a wide swath of land or, destroy one house and leave others on either side largely untouched. In this interactive feature from NOVA Online, sudents examine a series of photos of tornado damage and assign intensity ratings (on the Fulita scale) based on what they see.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Natural disasters
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Storms. Cyclones -- Tornadoes
GEM Subject: Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Tornadoes
Geography -- Natural disasters
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Atmospheric science
earth science
Education (General)
Meteorology
Natural hazards
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-02-24 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-08 10:47:47 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 75
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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