The following is a post from contributing writer Lauren from Mama’s Learning Corner.
If you live in the eastern half of the United States, now is the perfect time to do a small unit study on hurricanes since we’re in the middle of hurricane season. Here are a few links to help you in your Hurricane Unit Study adventures.
Track hurricanes from home using blank tracking charts; available for the Eastern Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans
When and Where Do Hurricanes Occur? – Accuweather
An interesting look at which areas are struck most often by hurricanes and why
Hurricane Information – Weather WizKids
A kid-friendly site with multiple (interesting!) infographics and charts
Hurricane Preparedness Information – National Hurricane Center
If you live in a hurricane-prone area, this would be a wonderful end-of-unit project
Hurricane Swirl Activity – Scholastic
Hands-on activity using food coloring and water to model the swirling winds in a hurricane
Hurricane Unit Study Worksheets – Mama’s Learning Corner
14-page set of hurricane-themed worksheets and printables, including links to all needed resources for a hurricane unit study; this is a portion of Mama’s Members Only Area
photo source: Wikimedia Commons
Lauren Hill is the homeschooling mama to 4 little people, ages 8 to 2 1/2. In her spare time (ha!) she creates worksheets and printables for Pre-K to Second Graders at Mama’s Learning Corner. You can find everything from color-by-number worksheets to free calendar pages. Follow Lauren on Pinterest to discover a plethora of worksheets and printables from the homeschooling community.
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