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Title: Catching a Tornado
Url: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0506/feature6/multimedia.html
Publisher: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Description: This video, the first of its kind, was captured by a special probe fitted with seven cameras to provide vertical and 360-degree views of an approaching tornado. Students can see and hear an F4 tornado as it approaches, then view the swirling rain and debris as the storm actually passes over the probe. One camera failed during the event, yielding a 300-degree view of the storm. An interview with the researcher who developed and deployed the probe is included.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Photography (General)
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Storms. Cyclones
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Storms. Cyclones -- Tornadoes
GEM Subject: Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Tornadoes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: flash
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: National Geographic Society
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
Full Record Views: 8
Resource URL Clicks: 1
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