Living on the Eastern Shore of Maryland hurricanes can be a
problem. Today we are going to learn a little more about these dangerous
works of nature! Answer the following questions, on your notebook paper,
by clicking on the link that is provided in the question (the word(s) which are
underlined). When you have finished, answer the Big Question at the bottom
of the page. Remember that the Big Question is asking you to apply the
knowledge that you have gained.
The Big Question
- What are hurricanes?
- What is the most deadly
effect of a hurricane?
- What is the difference between a hurricane warning
and a hurricane watch?
- What is a Category III hurricane mean?
- What disaster supplies should
you have on hand?
- What are some steps in preparing a personal
One night while watching the news you see a storm warning
saying that a hurricane warning is in effect. Hurricane Mark is a Category
III hurricane. Develop a safety plan, include the information you have
gathered while conducting your treasure hunt, detailing how you would ensure
your family's safety when Hurricane Mark hits.
Are there any hurricanes
for our area?
(Click on the Hurricane icon and look on
the yellow streamer below it)