Reflection: Student Ownership Rate that Hurricane! - Section 4: Explore

 

I could have given my students a copy of the Saffir-Simpson Scale and just had them copy, however they better understood the difference between the ratings when they read the description and then made a representative picture. 

  Drawing helps difficult concepts easier to understand
  Student Ownership: Drawing helps difficult concepts easier to understand
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Rate that Hurricane!

Unit 5: Extreme Weather/Hurricanes
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: Use an online simulator to rate and categorize a hurricane then document the differences developing a further understanding of the concept and core idea.

Big Idea: Scientists can use models to help categorize hurricanes

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Subject(s):
Science, Weather and Atmospheric Science, investigation, models, storms, extreme weather
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hurricanescale lesson image from krisinternal cordillera tv
 
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