The official Atlantic hurricane season started on June 1 and doesn’t end until November 30th. Irene is our 8th hurricane of the season and the most significant so far. Irene has filled newscasts and conversations for days.
Encourage your students to join the conversation, knowledgeably, by using Brian’s latest creation. Students read about hurricane classfications and calculate the possible increases in destruction from various scaled events. Estimation, data analysis with graphs to study trends, damage expense, average frequency, and histogram are all part of this lesson.
Solutions, teacher tips and Excel spreadsheet with data from activity available to members: