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Hurricane Katrina ESSEA module DLESE Reviewed Collection
This problem-based learning activity uses Hurricane Katrina as the context for students to conduct an Earth system analyses in order the answer the following questions: Are recent increases in the number and strength of hurricanes a result of an increased greenhouse effect and a warmer climate? Or are they the result of a natural cycle?
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
No copyright restriction.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-551
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: IGES