8,9,10 Abilities (what you learned):
1.- Explain the origin of the
2.- Contrast between ancient
and modern atmosphere
3.- Describe the stages in thunderstorm
4.- Describe the stages in the
formation of a tornado.
5.- Answer these questions:
HOW DO TORNADOES FORM?, WHAT CAUSES TORNADOES?
6.- Distinguish TORNADO VARIATIONS
7.- Relate the category of tornadoes
in the Fujita Scale and the corresponding wind speed and potential damage.
8.- State Tornado Safety Procedures
9.- Distinguish between Myths
and Facts about tornadoes.
10.- Discuss geological hazards
and risk associated with hurricanes.
11.- Distinguish between Hurricanes,
Typhoons and Cyclones.
12.- State the requirements
for Tropical Cyclone formation.
13.- Distinguish between Hurricane
Watch and Hurricane Warning.
14.- Relate the category of
hurricanes in the Saffir-Simpson Scale to the corresponding wind speed,
storm surge, and potential damage.
15.- Explain the inland effects
of hurricane as trigger of other natural disasters.View this site to improve
your answer: http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/general/lib/stormsurge.html
16.- Discuss whether or not
people should be allowed to build permanent homes on the beaches and if
they should receive disaster aid following storms; giving pros and cons.
Visit this site to enhance your view of the issue: http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/general/lib/usahp.html
17.- Answer this question: What
is the potential hurricane threat to our area? Explain.
18.- Explain Storm
Surge and its damage potential. Visit this site to improve your understanding
of this question: http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/general/lib/stormf.html
19.- Discuss Hurricane Andrew
in terms of: (a) A synoptic description of the disaster; (b) Causes
of the Disaster; (c) Occurrence in terms of geological setting; (d) Social
and economic impact of the disaster; and (e) Prevention and mitigation
of the disaster (f) Your personal suggestions for prevention and recovery
of the disaster. View some images
20.- Answer this question: Can
Hurricanes and Tornadoes be predicted?
21.- Describe the processes
involved in the generation of lightning.
22.- Distinguish the most
common types of lightning.
23.- Answer the following
questions about lightning: (1) What causes lightning? (2) Where does lightning
usually strike?; (3) Can lightning be detected? (4) What types of damage
can lightning cause? (5) How to stay safe when lightning is around.
24.- Account for the effects
of lightning on humans.
25.- Cite current lightning
events in our region (State)