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Title: SEACOOS: Virtual Hurricane Classroom
Url: http://secoora.org/classroom
Publisher: SouthEast U.S. Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System
Description: This collection of resources on hurricanes includes a selection of activities in which students investigate storm surge, learn hurricane terminology, build and use their own weather instruments, and learn how to locate and plot points on a map using latitude and longitude. There is also a poster that explains the causes of hurricanes, hazards associated with them, and hurricane facts for the southeast Atlantic United States. The poster can be viewed online or ordered as a hardcopy. Other materials include a downloadable, printable chart for tracking the paths of Atlantic hurricanes and an online glossary of hurricane terminology.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Storms. Cyclones -- Hurricanes and other cyclonic storms
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Storms. Cyclones -- Hurricanes and other cyclonic storms -- By geographical location -- Atlantic Ocean and West Indies
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Hurricanes
Oceanography -- Hurricanes and tropical storms
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Atmospheric science
earth science
Meteorology
Natural hazards
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-06 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-11-08 11:50:50 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 5
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