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Website: Wind and Weather Resources

The Wind Science and Engineering Research Center at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, has a number of weather-related resources for students and for teachers, including activities to measure the wind or simulate a tornado, images from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and links to other online sites, such as FEMA and the Weather Channel.

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Build it Better!

Students work in groups to design a structure that will withstand and protect people from tornadoes. Each group then creates a poster with the name of their engineering firm and a picture of their structure. Finally, each group presents their posters to the class.

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