The Effect of Sea Surface Temperatures on Hurricanes
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/clim10.sci.ess.watcyc.seasurftemp/the-effect-of-sea-surface-temperature-on-hurricanes/

PBS Learning Media, NOVA scienceNOW


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This video segment highlights research that supports the idea that warmer oceans generate and sustain more intense hurricanes.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather