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8 Hurricane


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8 Hurricane

  1. 1. Wicked Weather – Extreme Weather
  2. 2. Lesson Objectives <ul><li>The aim of today's lesson is to understand what we mean by extreme weather. </li></ul><ul><li>To think about examples of extreme weather. </li></ul><ul><li>To imagine what conditions are like in extremes of weather. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What do we mean? <ul><li>Write down what you think we mean by extreme weather… </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t write examples, write what ‘extreme’ means in this case. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples of Extreme weather <ul><li>Write down a list of as many examples of extreme weather as you can. </li></ul><ul><li>Check your list with the person next to you… </li></ul>
  5. 5. What effects do you think extreme weather has on people? <ul><li>Write a few sentences describing the effects of extreme weather on people. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you include at least 3 examples of weather and effects, </li></ul>
  6. 10. What is a Hurricane? <ul><li>A Hurricane is a strong cluster of thunderstorms which build and gather energy over the ocean and then move onto the land. </li></ul><ul><li>When they move onto the land they begin to loose their energy, however they can have devastating consequences. </li></ul><ul><li>How a Hurricane forms: BBC WEBSITE </li></ul>
  7. 11. Hurricane Category’s – Saffir Simpson Scale
  8. 12. Watch the video, while doing so answer the questions on the worksheet in as much detail as possible
  9. 13. Your Turn <ul><li>Imagine you have been caught up in an extreme weather event. </li></ul><ul><li>Write a description of what it is like and what happened. Make sure you include the geographical details!! </li></ul>