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  • 1. Hurricanes Lesson Objectives To briefly understand what a hurricane is and how they are formed
  • 2. Starter What is a hurricane?
    • Discuss with your partner and write a short definition into your books.
    • Definition: Hurricane - A severe tropical storm , with low pressure, heavy rainfall and winds capable of causing widespread damage
  • 3. Success criteria
    • In order to be successful you must;
    • Be able to briefly describe how a hurricane is formed.
    • Successfully create a pop up hurricane
  • 4. Pop-up Hurricane cross-section Image: NASA -CC
  • 5. Hurricane cross-section 1
  • 6. Hurricane cross-section 2
  • 7. Hurricane cross-section 3
  • 8. Hurricane cross-section 4 1 7 5 3 4 2 6
  • 9. Hurricane cross-section 5
  • 10. Hurricane cross-section 6
  • 11. Hurricane cross-section 6
  • 12. Hurricane cross-section 7
  • 13. Hurricane cross-section 8 Hurricane cross-section 1 7 5 3 4 2 6 Warm moist air ascending from the ocean. The Eye Wall- precipitation and wind is greatest here. Cooler drier air descending. The Eye - the calmest part of the hurricane. Warm moist air spirals in an anti-clockwise direction. Tall cumulus clouds. A Rain Band , produces bursts of heavy rainfall and wind. Key? Key? Warm air movements Cold air movements
  • 14.
    • Hurricane forming
    • How hurricanes work
  • 15. How does a hurricane work?
    • Using your pop up hurricanes and the following animation explain in a paragraph how hurricanes form.
  • 16. Success criteria Have you been successful?
    • In order to be successful you must;
    • Be able to briefly describe how a hurricane is formed.
    • Successfully create a pop up hurricane