Students will be able to
- explain what a weather hazard is,
- describe the features of storms, floods, and droughts,
- describe different types of storm including blizzards, tropical storms, hurricanes, thunderstorms, and tornadoes,
- describe the role of weather forecasts in predicting weather hazards,
- name ways in which people can prepare for and protect against weather hazards, including floodwalls, levees, window boards, lightning rods, and seawalls.