Typhoon Neoguri approaching Japan


from: http://www.bbc.com/news/

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.

         Super-Typhoon-Neoguri.docx      Super-Typhoon-Neoguri-solution.pdf    Typhoon-number-line-solution.pdf

CCSS:  5.MD.1, 6.RP.3, 7.RP.2, 6.EE.8


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