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Browse tropical cyclones Resources

Browse tropical cyclones Resources

TRMM image of hurricane Soulik
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In this lesson, students will learn about hurricanes as a natural hazard. They will learn about technologies that have been developed to mitigate their devastating effects.
Where do Hurricanes get their Energy?
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How do hurricanes get their energy? NASA hurricane scientist Dr. Jeff Halverson explains how hurricanes draw energy from the ocean surface.
NASA Our World: What is a Hurricane?
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This NASA video segment explains the formation of hurricanes. Go behind the scenes with a meteorologist at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia to learn how scientists predict hurricanes and hurricane formation.
Tropical cyclone viewed from above
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Teaches about what a tropical cyclone is, and how "Hurricane", "Typhoon", and "Cyclone" are all different words for the same phenomena.
Investigating the Climate System: Weather
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores the role of weather in Earth systems.