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Hurricane Interactives

Posted on : 26-08-2011 | By : InteractiveEducator | In : 3-6 Science


Whether you will be directly impacted by a hurricane or your students are just inquisitive, these websites will help you explore this weather phenomenon.

Hurricane Explanation Video

Hurricane 1

http://www.montereyinstitute.org/noaa/lesson14.html – Click the “Play” button to begin the Hurricanes video. Click the “Global Impact” tab for another video.

 Hurricanes Animations

Hurricane 2

http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4020000/newsid_4022100/4022129.stm – Click “Next” button to navigate through the animated guide about hurricanes. 

Hurricane 3

http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/natural_disasters/hurricanes/hurricanes101.swf - Use the steps at the bottom of the screen to view hurricane animations. 

Hurricane 4

http://www.yourdiscovery.com/earth/hurricanes/Huricane_Seasons.swf - Click next to view animations of a forming hurricane.

Hurricane 5

http://www.curriculumbits.com/prodimages/details/geography/hurricanes.swf - Explore the formation of a hurricane with this animated guide.   

Hurricane Lab

Hurricane 6

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/pdf/canelab.htm – Explore the factors that influence the formation of a hurricane.   Click on the up and down arrows to adjust the winds, atmosphere, latitude range, and temperature (score of 80).


A Hurricane’s Path

Hurricane 7

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/kids/movncane.htm – Can you direct the path of a hurricane?  Drag the hurricane to one of the locations in the Atlantic.  Drag the “L” and “H” to a place to test on the map. Click “Start” to see how the weather patterns affect the hurricane.

Prepare for a Hurricane

Hurricane 8

http://www.getreadyac.com/flash/pack.aspx - Click the gold star on the door to start.  In each room of the house, click and drag items needed to survive a hurricane to the right side of the screen.