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    Go to UCAR's Dangerous Weather site to find out about the four main types of extreme weather that affect the four regions of the United States. Be sure to pay attention to the location of each phenomena, how each one forms, and the ways you can keep safe if you are caught in one.
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    affected by. For the region that is hardest hit by each extreme weather condition, put a frame around its symbol on the map. For example,
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    map, I wouldcould draw a
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    but would only have the
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    western region framed because most
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  2. page home edited ... Regions Map {regions_copy.jpg} ... my photo bucket bucket, click on it, then right clic…
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    Regions Map
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    my photo bucketbucket, click on it, then right click and save
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    Why do you think the regions were separated this way? Were they separated for political reasons? Geological (landforms/biomes)? Climatological (weather-related)?
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  3. page home edited ... Regions Map {regions_copy.jpg} ... your Google Drive.) Drive. Go to my photo bucket and…
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    your Google Drive.)Drive. Go to my photo bucket and save the map onto your desktop, then drag it onto Google Draw.) Record each
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    Why do you think the regions were separated this way? Were they separated for political reasons? Geological (landforms/biomes)? Climatological (weather-related)?
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    Regions Map
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    Map on Google.Google Draw. (It is located on your Google Drive.) Record each
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    Why do you think the regions were separated this way? Were they separated for political reasons? Geological (landforms/biomes)? Climatological (weather-related)?
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  5. page sources edited ... Weather Wiz Kids Graph generator: NCES Kids' Zone PSA project voki: Voki Quiz and game cr…
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    Weather Wiz Kids
    Graph generator: NCES Kids' Zone
    PSA project voki: Voki
    Quiz and game creator: Quia
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    United States Map Glog (online interactive poster): GlogsterMap: Google
    Temperature and precipitation maps: NOAA Satellite and Information Service
    United States region map: Zunal.Com
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  6. page extreme weather edited ... hurricanes {activity.jpg} In a group of 3-4, create a public service announcement for one of …
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    {activity.jpg} In a group of 3-4, create a public service announcement for one of the four extreme weather conditions (thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, or blizzards). You must record your PSA, edit it, and pictures or film to it before presenting your final product to the class.
    Rubric:All of the following information must appear in your video.
    Explains the dangers associated with your extreme weather condition.
    Identifies the region most affected.
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  7. page extreme weather edited ... {read.jpg} Go to UCAR's Dangerous Weather site to find out about the four main types of extr…
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    Go to UCAR's Dangerous Weather site to find out about the four main types of extreme weather that affect the four regions of the United States. Be sure to pay attention to the location of each phenomena, how each one forms, and the ways you can keep safe if you are caught in one.
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    photo bucket. AddPrint your completed map towith your wiki.name and number on the bottom left corner.
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    thunderstorms
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    hurricanes, or blizzards) on a Voki. Your voki will then be uploaded to your wiki.blizzards). You will then view and critique three of your classmates' vokis. Your script must be pre-approvedrecord your PSA, edit it, and pictures or film to it before presenting your voki is recorded.final product to the class.
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    weather condition. (2 points)
    Identifies the
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    most affected. (2 points)
    States when
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    may occur. (1 point)
    Briefly lists
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    may result. (2 points)
    Includes safety tips. (2 points)
    Voki is appropriate for this project. (1 point)
    Commented on 3 fellow students' vokis. (3 points)
    Comments were constructive and well-thought-out. (2 points)
    Total points for project = 15 points

    The following websites along with the books provided in the classroom will help you gather information for your public service announcement.
    UCAR's Dangerous Weather
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  8. page extreme weather edited ... {read.jpg} Go to UCAR's Dangerous Weather site to find out about the four main types of extr…
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    Go to UCAR's Dangerous Weather site to find out about the four main types of extreme weather that affect the four regions of the United States. Be sure to pay attention to the location of each phenomena, how each one forms, and the ways you can keep safe if you are caught in one.
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    United States Map glog (located at Glogster),Map, add a
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  9. page more on biomes edited ... Now that we know a little more about the different types of biomes, let's find out where they …
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    Now that we know a little more about the different types of biomes, let's find out where they are located. The United Kingdom only has a deciduous forest biome. Look at the map below. How many types of biomes does the United States have?
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    States Map (located at Google) showing where
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  10. page more on climate edited ... Complete the Regions--Temperature Activity to get more practice reading the temperature maps. …
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    Complete the Regions--Temperature Activity to get more practice reading the temperature maps.
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    America Map glog (located at Glogster) to help
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