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Popuphurricane

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Popuphurricane

  1. 1. Hurricanes Lesson Objectives To briefly understand what a hurricane is and how they are formed
  2. 2. Starter What is a hurricane? <ul><li>Discuss with your partner and write a short definition into your books. </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: Hurricane - A severe tropical storm , with low pressure, heavy rainfall and winds capable of causing widespread damage </li></ul>
  3. 3. Success criteria <ul><li>In order to be successful you must; </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to briefly describe how a hurricane is formed. </li></ul><ul><li>Successfully create a pop up hurricane </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pop-up Hurricane cross-section Image: NASA -CC
  5. 5. Hurricane cross-section 1
  6. 6. Hurricane cross-section 2
  7. 7. Hurricane cross-section 3
  8. 8. Hurricane cross-section 4 1 7 5 3 4 2 6
  9. 9. Hurricane cross-section 5
  10. 10. Hurricane cross-section 6
  11. 11. Hurricane cross-section 6
  12. 12. Hurricane cross-section 7
  13. 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. 14. <ul><li>Hurricane forming </li></ul><ul><li>How hurricanes work </li></ul>
  15. 15. How does a hurricane work? <ul><li>Using your pop up hurricanes and the following animation explain in a paragraph how hurricanes form. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Success criteria Have you been successful? <ul><li>In order to be successful you must; </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to briefly describe how a hurricane is formed. </li></ul><ul><li>Successfully create a pop up hurricane </li></ul>

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