Students are challenged to evaluate the potential for severe weather in their community in order to help an entertainment company decide whether or not to build an arena with a retractable roof in the area.
- Understand how and why the atmosphere, and more specifically, weather, operate as a part of Earth systems.
- Participate in scientific inquiry and construct logical conclusions based on evidence.
- Recognize the impacts of severe weather on the community.
- Appreciate the value of Earth science information in improving the quality of lives, globally and within the community.