Port Jefferson School District
Young scientists track Hurricane Katrina across the Atlantic Ocean as they learn about these destructive forces of nature. Provided with a table of data tracking the location and conditions of Katrina over a one week span, students plot...
When a levee fails, it means disaster. Introduce your class to hurricanes and the technologies used to help protect against them. The included presentation provides background information using Hurricane Katrina as a reference.
Learners share their thoughts about natural disasters, then read a news article about how life at an elementary school was changed after Hurricane Katrina. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a...
The adage says that journalism is the first draft of history. How should people evaluate these sources of information? Taking into account various sources, including those from various perspectives and different creators, learners...
Providing a wealth of information about hurricanes, tornadoes, and other types of weather-related events, this resource could be used in the classroom in a variety of ways. A teacher could use the PowerPoints listed as a way to introduce...
Students examine emergency response systems. In this Hurricane Katrina lesson, students determine how government and emergency aid providers dealt with the aftermath of the hurricane. Students consider personal stories and actual events...
In this helping worksheet, young scholars read about ways they can help pets affected by Hurricane Katrina. These include raising money to support the HSUS Disaster Relief Fund, by holding a car wash, bake sale, or auction.
Students study hurricanes and research the damage done by hurricane Katrina. In this environment investigative lesson students divide into groups and complete a given assignment.
Young meteorologists examine the formation of a hurricane in a resource focused on severe weather conditions. Once they learn that a hurricane is also a tropical cyclone, and detail the different levels associated with tropical storms,...
Federal Reserve Bank
Most families have an emergency kit in their home with flashlights, water, and extra food. But what happens to your money when disaster strikes? An economics lesson focused on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 demonstrates the...
In this hurricane worksheet, students complete 5 fill in the blank questions about hurricane Katrina. They also analyze and answer 3 short answer questions related to the topic.
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn about the day Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States, August 30, 2005. Students then find what types of natural disasters affect where they live. Students write about...
Federal Reserve Bank
Don't wait for a crisis to get your finances together. An economics lesson plan demonstrates the importance of understanding crucial documents, banking basics, and financial tools with the focus on Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and its effects.
Students explore the impact natural events have on the environment, specifically the wetlands. They view a video about the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Delta and answer discussion questions.
Your middle school meteorologists mull over hurricane facts while viewing this presentation. They learn about the physical characteristics and power of these low-pressure storms. They also discover the danger of hurricanes: freshwater...
You will need to go to the National Center for Biotechnology Information website to obtain the article, "In Katrina's Wake." Have your class read it and examine maps of where toxic chemicals were located in Louisiana at the time, taking...
Students examine the factors that influence hurricanes to develop. For this hurricane lesson students research atmospheric trends that affect hurricanes and create a summary.
Virginia Department of Education
Hurricanes, typhoons, and tropical cyclones are the same type of storm, but their names change based on where they happen. Scholars use a computer simulation to learn about hurricanes. Then they hypothesize ideas to prevent hurricanes...
Young scholars work in a small group to create news stories, feature stories and editorials/letters to the editor and organize them in a podcast, video-based program, or newspaper/magazine focused on Hurricane Katrina.
Students watch a video clip about the effect of Hurricane Katrina. They examine the challenges that New Orleans still faces a year after the hurricane. They work together in small groups to create a museum exhibit on a topic of interest...
Students use a map to locate New Orleans and watch a video on the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. As a class, they watch a demonstration on how a wetland can reduce the impact of a hurricane. In groups, they perform their own...
Other popular searches
- Hurricane Katrina Lessons
- Hurricane Katrina Victims
- Hurricane Katrina Federalism
- Hurricane Katrina Article
- Hurricane Katrina Lab
- Economics Hurricane Katrina
- Hurricane Katrina Cleanup
- Hurricane Katrina and Arts
- Erosion Hurricane Katrina
- Katrina Hurricane
- Hurricane Katrina Velocity