Students will watch a video called "Inside the Mega Twister". If you were gone, CLICK HERE to watch it.
We will go over the Latent Heat Lab and then students will take notes as Benson explains weather satellites. If you were gone, watch this presentation. Attention honors students: The MESPOW for this week is #111.
Students will take notes on a handout as Benson explains various aspects of tropical cyclones - In the USA we call them "hurricanes". If you were gone, watch this presentation and check out this animation of a storm surge. Also, watch this 3-minute video and short storm surge video.
Students will watch a video about Hurricane Sandy. If you were gone, watch it online here.
We will go over the video that we watched yesterday and then go over the recent map activity (The Blizzard of '93). If you were gone, watch this short video. Students will also take some notes as Benson explains factors that affect climate.
Question(s) of the week: Warm water provides the "fuel" for tropical storms (we call them hurricanes). Explain how warm water contributes to the rain AND wind in a tropical cyclone.