2 min 27 sec
New numbers released by NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center confirm what residents of countries around the world already may have suspected: 2010 has been no average year. In fact, the first nine months of the year tie 1998 globally as the hottest on record. And this hurricane season is trending above average, with increased activity coming as we enter the last half of the season.
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TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This short video could be used in a lesson analyzing temperature changes over time. It also discusses conditions that make hurricane formation favorable and the effects of La Nina.
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator as to how the video is applied and the expectations after viewing it.
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