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Severe Storms: Online Meteorology Guide
In this module, students learn about the physical features, properties, and hazards associated with thunderstorms. Topics include dangers associated with thunderstorms, types and components of thunderstorms, and tornadoes. An additional section discusses the use of computer modeling to understand the formation and lifecycle of storm systems and in forecasting severe weather. Links to additional information are embedded in the text.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1997,the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Non-commercial use must be accompanied by appropriate credit visible with respect to the used item. "Image/Text/Data from the University of Illinois WW2010 Project." Web utilizations should, if possible, provide a link to our server nearby. Permission is hereby granted to individual teachers to print out, copy and distribute the pages herein to their students for educational purposes.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-411
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
http://www.atmos.uiuc.edu/