Investigating Historical and 1 Modern Tornado
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Summary: In this lesson, you will use ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Explorer Online and spatial analysis in 2 activities to investigate historical tornadoes across the USA, and 1 modern-day tornado, the one that occurred in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in April 2011.
Objectives: Work with data and maps to understand the distribution and impact of tornadoes in the USA and the impact of a single tornado.
Level: This activity can be used at a variety of levels from to secondary extending into university level.
Activity: Can be run in a lab setting or with 1 computer and projector in a discussion-led investigation.
Created: 3 May 2011 11:05 Mountain.
Revised: 11 Jan 2012 with updated map notes, imagery, questions.
Revised: 15 Mar 2012.