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I made this for my 5th graders learning about severe weather. …

I made this for my 5th graders learning about severe weather.
There is also a tornado activity at the end.

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  • 1. What causes severe weather?
  • 2. Lightning▪ Lightning kills 2,000 people each year▪ Oak trees are struck more than any other tree because they contain more water.▪ Is lightning helpful?
  • 3. Lightning & Thunderstorms ▪ Thunderstorms have three main things to themLightning is a partof thunderstorm. ▪ Wind- a updraft is created andLightning has both takes warm moist air.positive and negative ▪ Water- for the rain dropscharges. ▪ Heat- heat helps with the positive and negative charges that helps makes lightning ▪ Some times there is even hail in storms
  • 4. Blizzards▪ Snow storms▪ Noreaster▪ Safety
  • 5. Hurricanes▪ Atlantic hurricane season last from June 1st to November 30th . The end date was October 31st.▪ Hurricanes were first given names in the 19th century by Clement Wragge, an Australian weatherman.▪ 2005 there were so many hurricanes that the NHC started to use the Greek alphabet.
  • 6. What do hurricanes have to do with aftica?
  • 7. Tropical disturbance Tropical depression Sandy
  • 8. The Saffir-Simpson scale
  • 9. Tornados▪ Tornadoes don’t last more than ten minutes.▪ Texas is the number one state for killer and the most tornadoes.▪ Where is tornado ally?
  • 10. The Fujita Scale and how to find a possible tornadoTetsuya Theodore Fujita in 1971created the Fujita scale to ranktornadoes.This helps meteorologists tell thepublic in how severe the tornado willbe.
  • 11. How is a tornado formed?▪ Step one: Air is rolled between two different winds.▪ Step two: This rolled air turns up so it is standing.▪ Step three: after the air stands up when it touches the ground it becomes a tornado.
  • 12. Watches, warnings and emergencies Hurricane Tornadoes▪ Tropical storm and Hurricane watch- ▪ Tornado watch- means that there issued 48 hours prior to storm like maybe tornadoes in the area conditions to take effect. ▪ Tornado warning- a tornado has been▪ Tropical Storm and Hurricane Warnning- sighted. Take shelter issued 36 hours till storm hits the area in question. ▪ Tornado emergency- a large violent tornado is coming get inside.
  • 13. How to make TornadoesThings we need…..•Duct tape•Water•2 Two liter bottles each