USA Weather Extremes in the Classroom



The recent extreme weather conditions in the USA have thrown up some fantastic resources on the web and via social media for use in the classroom – like the wonderful temperature map above – courtesy of Grant Tremblay (@astrogrant)

However, some teachers might like to approach this subject from a rather different angle. Why not use one of these image as a lesson starter to get a reaction from the students?

Firstly, this frozen  ‘Jeans Scene’ taken by Sarah Schneewind in Minnesota:


Or perhaps this extract from a Sky news bulletin showing what happened to a woman in Iowa who ventured outside with wet hair:

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About devongeography

Head of Geography and Assistant Vice Principal at South Molton Community College, North Devon. Exeter Chiefs supporter!
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