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Where do tornadoes happen?
Exploring through data analysis
Teacher Notes
• These slides can be incorporated in classroom
instruction in different ways:
– Class discussion
– Interact...
Credit: NOAA
Credit: NOAA
eo.ucar.edu/webweather/maps.html
Tornado Alley: South central plains of the United States
Credit: NOAA, UCAR Center for Science Education
Credit: NOAA
Credit: NOAA
Credit: New York Times
Wrap-up
• What patterns did you notice in the datasets?
• Did you notice any correlations between the
datasets?
• Were the...
Tornado data and infographics
Tornado data and infographics
Tornado data and infographics
Tornado data and infographics
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Tornado data and infographics

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This presentation can be used to engage students to learn about the geography of tornadoes through data.

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Tornado data and infographics

  1. 1. Where do tornadoes happen? Exploring through data analysis
  2. 2. Teacher Notes • These slides can be incorporated in classroom instruction in different ways: – Class discussion – Interactive group activities • Consider writing the questions on butcher paper. Having students write their answers and compare. • Split students into groups and have them work together answer questions • See the notes section of each slide for additional questions
  3. 3. Credit: NOAA
  4. 4. Credit: NOAA
  5. 5. eo.ucar.edu/webweather/maps.html
  6. 6. Tornado Alley: South central plains of the United States Credit: NOAA, UCAR Center for Science Education
  7. 7. Credit: NOAA
  8. 8. Credit: NOAA
  9. 9. Credit: New York Times
  10. 10. Wrap-up • What patterns did you notice in the datasets? • Did you notice any correlations between the datasets? • Were there any areas that you expected to find correlations, where in fact, there were not correlations? • What surprised you about these datasets? • What additional information would be useful to see represented as a visual dataset?

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