Monday, December 8, 2014

December 8-12

We will go over the Latent Heat Lab and then continue viewing TWISTER. Honors students: MESPOWs for this week are 72 and 109.

Students will take notes as Benson explains weather RADAR. Then we will finish watching TWISTER

Students will take notes as Benson explains weather satellites. Check this site (zip for Helena is 59601) to see if the International Space Station will be orbiting over Helena tonight.

Students will do a map activity - The Blizzard of '93. Watch AND listen to this PenCast.

Students will take notes as Benson explains several aspects of tropical cyclones. If you miss this day be sure to check the links listed below for December 12.

Question(s) of the week:Warm water provides the "fuel" for tropical storms (we call them hurricanes). Explain this statement.

Dec. 4: USA Weather-Related Fatalities for 2013
Dec. 9: Doppler RADAR Presentation
Dec. 9: Doppler RADAR
Dec. 9: Another Doppler RADAR Explanation
Dec. 10: Weather Satellites PowerPoint Presentation
Dec. 10: The Future of Weather Satellites
Dec. 11: The Blizzard of '93 PenCast
Dec. 11: The Blizzard of '93 PowerPoint
Dec. 12: Tropical Cyclone (hurricane) PowerPoint Presentation
Dec. 12: Good 3-minute Video about Hurricanes
Dec. 12: 2011 Hurricane Season in 4.5 minutes
Dec. 12: Animation of Storm Surge
Dec. 12: Current List of Hurricane Names
Dec. 12: Hurricanes Year By Year
Dec. 12: Inside the Megastorm (50-minute video)

Video of the Week

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