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2: Objectives & Standards
3: Essential Question
4: What’s the Weather Like There?
5: Patterns in the Weather
6: What is SEVERE Weather?
7: What is a Hurricane?
8: When Do Hurricanes Hit?
9: What Kind of Damage Can Hurricanes Cause?
10: Hurricane Katrina
11: Words to Know!
12: Facts About Hurricane Katrina
13: What Kind of Damage Did Katrina Bring?
14: Storm Surge Experiment
15: Damage in Mississippi - Storm Surge
16: Damage in New Orleans - Winds and Storm Surge
17: New Orleans Elevation
18: Levee Experiment
19: Be Prepared for a Hurricane
20: Make a Hurricane Kit
21: Help is On the Way!
22: How Can Kids Help?
23: Key Points: Hurricane Katrina
What is a Hurricane?
Hurricanes are large storms that form over warm ocean water.
Hurricanes form in areas that are near the equator.
Hurricanes spin counter-clockwise around the center of the storm, which is known as the eye.
Hurricane Katrina | NOAA
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