Extreme Weather on Our Planet

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Tornado in Dimmitt Texas 1995

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National Geographic


Students use prior knowledge, a photo gallery, and a video to discuss what they already know about extreme weather on Earth and brainstorm a list of weather-related words. Then they organize information they learned about weather events and conditions present for each type of weather event, and compare and contrast weather events and conditions.

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