The official Atlantic hurricane season started on June 1 and doesn’t end until November 30th. Now Hurricane Irma is approaching Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, and Florida.
Encourage your students to join the conversation, knowledgeably, by using our activity. 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.
The activity: hurricane2017-update.pdf
CCSS: 6.SP.3, 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, S-ID.1
For members we have an editable Word docx, our Excel data and charts, and solutions.