Benson will do some demonstrations related to lightning and then we will finish the lightning video. If you miss Monday be sure to watch this 45-minute video. Attention honors students: The MESPOWs for this week are #2, #58, and #114.
Students will take notes on a handout as Benson explains various hazards associated with lightning and hail. If your were gone be sure to read through this web page. Get a copy of the notes handout and copy the notes you missed, and watch this 5-minute video.
Students will continue to take notes on a handout as Benson explains various hazards associated with thunderstorms. If you were gone be sure to read through this web page and watch watch/read all of the links below as well.
Flash Flood in Australia 2010 (YouTube)
Flash Flood in Southern Utah (YouTube)
Flash Flood in Nepal (YouTube)
Swath from Hi-Line Hail Storm Visible from Space (image and article)
Animation of Hail Formation
Watch This Microburst in Arizona (Vimeo)
Microburst Causes Blow-Down Near Butte (image and article)
Students will do a lab related to latent heat (microbursts). If you miss this day, watch this video of the lab and the video below. Then do the make-up assignment - Click here to print a copy.
Students will take notes as Benson explains several aspects of tornadoes. If you were gone, get a copy of the notes handout, copy it, and take a look at this interactive map of USA tornado deaths through the years.
Question of the week: Explain what causes a microburst.