Tornado Chasing - Year 7 Geography. Task Sheet.

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Tornado Chasing - Year 7 Geography. Task Sheet.

  1. 1. 4596130-509270-623570-509270Tornado Chasing – The Experience<br />Year 7 Geography @ IST<br />Whilst most people run the other way when a Tornado is approaching, some crazy people head straight towards them. These people are called Storm Chasers and they love getting up close and personal to this extreme weather event. <br />The following website might help you.<br />http://www.stormchasing.com/<br />Task : You have to set up and advertise your new storm chasing company. You must choose a suitable state in the USA to set up your business (think about Tornado Alley).<br />Step 1 – Produce an advert to put in a Job Centre for a new colleague to help you to storm chase. This advert should include details of the skills necessary to understand the formation of Tornadoes, to chase them and to keep customers safe. <br />Step 2 – Produce an advert for a National Newspaper (Word, Publisher) or TV channel (PowerPoint) of your choice advertising your services. The following must be explained in your advert :<br /><ul><li>Give your company a name e.g. Tegan’s Extreme Twister Experience
  2. 2. What are Tornadoes ?
  3. 3. Where do they form ?
  4. 4. Why do they form ?
  5. 5. When do they form ?
  6. 6. How are they measured ?
  7. 7. Why do people pay to ‘chase’ tornadoes ?
  8. 8. What vehicles you own and how they will protect you.
  9. 9. How much does it cost for the experience ?
  10. 10. Add photos, diagrams and maps
  11. 11. Add a telephone number, email address or pretend website.</li></ul>Step 3 – Be prepared to present your work to the rest of the class. <br />319595541910-28067041910<br />

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