The Sorting Tornado? Kansas tornado: a rare close-up of a tornado from within 150 feet. The twister sucks up dirt as it churns across a rural landscape in western Kansas on May Photo by Jim Reed (I think).
Burning daylight—thought these were tornadoes, I think those are the burning oil wells in Kuwait during the Gulf War. Iraq set fire to more than 600 of them as they retreated from Kuwait during the Gulf War in 1991
Whale Blubber Experiment Many animals live their lives in extreme weather conditions. Blue whales, for example, migrate between warm breeding waters and cold feeding waters near Antarctica and in the Arctic. How do whales and other animals stay warm in ve
Mammatus Clouds - "True to their ominous appearance, mammatus clouds are often harbingers of a coming storm or other extreme weather system. Typically composed primarily of ice, they can extend for hundreds of miles in each direction.
This is a great visual activity that shows how hurricanes form. With a spiral cut piece of paper and a lamp, you can model how hot air rises off the ocean to create a hurricane over warm water. This is a great way for kids to learn about extreme weather.
Need an organized approach to teaching extreme weather or natural disasters while integrating elementary Science and ELA? This unit is packed with resources such as non-fiction comprehension passages, rich vocabulary, art and a PowerPoint presentation whi