SuperStorm '93
case study curriculum

SuperStorm '93 more than a foot of snow from Alabama to Maine, 11 tornadoes ripped through Florida, hurricane force winds and barometric pressures followed by record cold afflicted the eastern United States on March 1993. Students will examine this special case, using archived weather data record observations and analyzing trends in the data in order to construct a culminating project idea to investigate features of this storm. Students will engage in scafolding activities that will equip them with the skills and the meteorological "know how" to best complete their project.

Case Study of SuperStorm '93:

For Teachers:
Start Up Activity:
Part I:
Part II:
Part III:
Data Archive:
Project Handbook
Start Up Activity
Data Collection
Choosing a Topic
Culminating Project
Contacting a Meteorologist
SuperStorm '93 Archives
Teacher Questions

Open-Ended Projects
Terms for using data resources. CD-ROM available.
Credits and Acknowledgments for WW2010.
Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

project handbook