Severe Weather Projects

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Name _______________________________________________ Period ____________
Severe Weather - Pick Your Project!
Choose the projects you would like to complete!
 You must choose 1 project for each of the topics below:
1. Thunderstorms
2. Tornadoes
3. Hurricanes
4. Storm Safety
 The focus should be on how thunderstorms, tornadoes
and hurricanes are FORMED. You will also need to research storm safety.
 You must have 4 different projects types.
 The combination of projects must add up to that add up to 16 points.
 Research = 4 points
Research a thunderstorm, tornado, or hurricane that has occurred in the past. Create a
poster including data from the storm, pictures of the storm and a summary about what
occurred.
 Children’s Story = 4 points
Write a children’s story about the formation of a thunderstorm, tornado, or hurricane.
 Poem = 4 points
Write a poem about the formation of a thunderstorm, tornado, or hurricane.
 Journal = 4 points
Keep a severe weather journal for a week. Pick a location experiencing thunderstorms,
tornadoes or hurricanes and collect data on 5 variables, then make a poster to
display your data.
 Weather Instrument = 4 points
Make a weather instrument that could be used to collect severe weather data. Use the
instrument to collect weather data and make a data chart to record your measurements
for two weeks.
 Storm Safety = 4 points
Create a storm safety poster to educate people about safety during a thunderstorm,
tornado, or hurricane.
 Crossword Puzzle = 4 points
Create a crossword puzzle using 20 weather terms relating to thunderstorms, tornadoes
or hurricanes.
 Puzzle = 4 points
Develop a jigsaw puzzle to illustrate a thunderstorm, tornado, or hurricane.
Name _______________________________________________ Period ____________
Severe Weather - Pick Your Project!
Choose the projects you would like to complete!
 You must choose 1 project for each of the topics below:
5. Thunderstorms
6. Tornadoes
7. Hurricanes
8. Storm Safety
 The focus should be on how thunderstorms, tornadoes
and hurricanes are FORMED. You will also need to research storm safety.
 You must have 4 different projects types.
 The combination of projects must add up to that add up to 40 points.
 Research = 4 points
Research a thunderstorm, tornado, or hurricane that has occurred in the past. Create a
poster including data from the storm, pictures of the storm and a summary about what
occurred.
 Children’s Story = 4 points
Write a children’s story about the formation of a thunderstorm, tornado, or hurricane.
 Poem = 4 points
Write a poem about the formation of a thunderstorm, tornado, or hurricane.
 Journal = 4 points
Keep a severe weather journal for a week. Pick a location experiencing thunderstorms,
tornadoes or hurricanes and collect data on 5 variables, then make a poster to
display your data.
 Weather Instrument = 4 points
Make a weather instrument that could be used to collect severe weather data. Use the
instrument to collect weather data and make a data chart to record your measurements
for two weeks.
 Storm Safety = 4 points
Create a storm safety poster to educate people about safety during a thunderstorm,
tornado, or hurricane.
 Crossword Puzzle = 4 points
Create a crossword puzzle using 20 weather terms relating to thunderstorms, tornadoes
or hurricanes.
 Puzzle = 4 points
Develop a jigsaw puzzle to illustrate a thunderstorm, tornado, or hurricane.
Severe Weather Rubric
Research
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Story
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Poem
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Journal
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Weather Instrument
Storm Safety
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Crossword
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Puzzle
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Hurricanes
Storm Safety
Severe Weather Rubric
Research
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Weather Instrument
Storm Safety
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Crossword
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Hurricanes
Storm Safety
Severe Weather Rubric
Research
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Weather Instrument
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Thunderstorms
Tornadoes
Hurricanes
Storm Safety
Severe Weather Rubric
Research
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3
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4
Story
0
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Poem
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Journal
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Weather Instrument
Storm Safety
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Crossword
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Thunderstorms
Tornadoes
Hurricanes
Storm Safety
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