Use the links below to review and assess your learning.
Start with the "Important Terms and Concepts" to ensure you know the
terminology related to the topic of the chapter and concepts discussed.
Move on to the "Review Questions" to answer critical thinking
questions about concepts and processes discussed in the chapter. Finally,
test your overall understanding by taking the
"Super Twisters" (National
Hurricanes" (PBS) The News Hour with Jim Lehrer
Oct. 1, 2003 "For years, scientists have worked to develop
powerful new tools to predict the paths of hurricanes and monitor
their likely impact. Betty Ann Bowser reports on the latest
technologies meteorologists are using to keep tabs on these
devastating storms and what new tools are being developed."
"Hunting Killer Storms: Flying into the Eye of Isabel WGBH Forum
Network Mish Michaels,
meteorologist, WBZ-TV4 talks about her adventures chasing tornadoes,
flying into hurricanes and trekking to Mt. Washington during the winter.
" (NPR) Weekend Edition May 18, 2003
"Host Liane Hansen speaks with physicist
Al Bedard, who studies the sounds of tornadoes at the
Environmental Technology Laboratory of the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
" Looking at Hurricanes" (NASA/GSFC) Explore the "latest" technology
for observing hurricanes.
that Drowned a City" from NOVA for an in depth look at
Hurricane Katrina's impact on New Orleans, LA.]