A powerful typhoon has just passed Okinawa, Japan's southern-most prefecture, and is expected to continue to be very powerful. What is a typhoon? How are they scaled?
In this activity students become aware of various storm rankings and severity as they practice changing knots to km/hr or mph and try to gauge the power of this typhoon.
Students can also practice number line graphing skills with Typhoon-number-line.pdf
Student Handout: Super-Typhoon-Neoguri.pdf
For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.
CCSS: 5.MD.1, 6.RP.3, 7.RP.2, 6.EE.8