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After the storm – Tracking Hurricane Matthew and analysing its impact | Teach with space G05

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Subjects: Geography, Science |

This resource uses the example of Hurricane Matthew to explore the applications of Earth observation data in tracking hurricanes and assessing their aftermath. Students will learn how a hurricane develops and the impact that extreme weather can have on the society. They will do this by analysing and comparing satellite images.

Format: Teacher’s guide and student worksheets
Age range: 12 – 15 years old
Keywords: Earth observation, Climate, Extreme weather, Hurricane, Geography, Science


This classroom resource is part of a set of resources developed by ESA’s Education Office in collaboration with ESEROs to support the Climate Detectives project.

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