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Hurricane Features
Learn the basics about hurricane features including hurricane basics, structure and tracking. This site gives a nice overview of hurricanes and includes animations of some hurricane processes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Lab activity
    • Case study
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Atmospheric science
  • Natural hazards
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-1510
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about science and technology
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
  • National Geography Standards:
    • The world in spatial terms:
      • How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Science Foundation
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research