Each year as many as 1,000 tornadoes may touch down in the United States. Their destruction can range from minor to devastating. This activity introduces the history of tornado forecasting, tornado formation, and tornado safety.
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment, A Bit of History, Career Info
Our ability to monitor and forecast hurricanes has improved because of satellite technology and scientists who fly directly into storms to take measurements.
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Data Sources, Inquiry Materials
A meteorologist is someone who studies the atmosphere. Find out about the education required, schools that offer a degree, and what the job market is like.