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Water-Related Hazards: Hurricanes

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Earth and Space Sciences +3 Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old)
This topical collection includes resources about water-related hazards and natural disasters, namely hurricanes. Includes examples from around the world and over time, including Hurricane Ike in Texas and the Greater Antilles, Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast, and Hurricane Sandy in the Northeastern region of the United States. Finally, a lesson plan asking students to design a post-hurricane revitalization plan is included.

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