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Tornadoes
Overview:
This amazing podcast will keep you on the edge of your seat. Each step of the Enhanced Fujita Scale is explained with a picture to show the damage intensity. Next graphics explain how tornadoes form. A video segment from the April 27th tornado outbreak in Alabama illustrates how multiple vortexes can form and the aftermath that is left behind. Finally, the importance of being weather aware is addressed. The magnitude of this catastrophic event is sure to keep your attention! 


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Subject: Science
Title: Predicting Earthquakes     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the development of a tool designed to predict California's next big earthquake. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
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Grade Span: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Science
Title: Hurricanes     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how the years 1995 to 2000 saw more hurricane activity in the North Atlantic than any five-year period on record. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
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Grade Span: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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