Weather is Wild!
Extreme weather events can have a devastating impact on communities and environments. Use the resources provided to learn about a type of extreme weather phenomenon (flood, hurricane, tornado, or drought), and then investigate a real-life example of that phenomenon. Events like Hurricane Sandy or the Dust Bowl make global headlines, and the ripples of their impact can be felt long after the damage has been repaired.
Print and eBooks in the Library Collection
Looking for more? The library is full of books, both print and digital. The books listed below have great information; those with links are eBooks that you can access from anywhere.
To learn more about the extreme weather phenomenon you're studying, check out Weather Wiz Kids or Encyclopedia Britannica. Britannica is also a great place to find information on certain significant historical events, like the Great Tri-State Tornado or the Huang He River Floods.
For More Information:
Once you've gotten some background information, you can use what you've learned to search for more. Try a database like Science in Context, which is full of magazine and newspaper articles. Or, search in Gale Virtual Reference Library for an eBook that might provide you with more details. We've even found you some websites with content created by experts.