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Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change: Coastal Areas -- What Could a Hurricane do to My Home? DLESE Reviewed Collection
This activity guide explores the potential for global climate change to increase the frequency and intensity of hurricanes and storm surges, and the impacts that could result. Designed to teach through scientific inquiry, the activity seeks to stimulate thought about the long-term impact of a warmer planet. The activity responds to national education standards in the English language arts, geography, social studies, mathematics, and science.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
  • Physical object
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Hydrology
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd295
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: IGES