This Hurricane Tracking lab is all about learning by doing. Hurricanes are not just headline news; they are a vital part of Earth’s climate system. This lab allows students to delve into the fascinating science behind hurricanes, connecting classroom learning to real-world events.
The purpose of this lab is for students to examine the fluctuations in weather conditions occurring when a hurricane moves through an area. This lab is a study of the drastic changes that took place in air pressure, winds, temperature, and rainfall as the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane passed centrally over San Juan, Puerto Rico.
This lab includes step-by-step instructions for each activity, making it suitable for both experienced and novice science educators. You don’t need to be a meteorologist to lead this lesson!
Whether you teach middle or high school students, this lab is adaptable to different grade levels, making it a versatile addition to your curriculum.
An answer key is included as well.
Grade Levels: 8th – 12th
Total Pages: 23
Teaching Duration: 60 Minutes
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