Read Otis and the Tornado, then do this Tornado in a Bottle Science Activity to give a hands-on demonstration for how tornados swirl in the sky! It's the perfect activity to pair with this book about wild weather and helping those in need, even if they haven't always been nice!
"This is what true Texans do. When the tornado siren goes off, we walk outside, study the sky a while, talk to the neighbors, and then if the clouds are really low or really green or really twisting like beaters in cake batter, we head for the storm closet. Otherwise, it's just the weatherman making a mountain out of a molehill...."
During 2005 in Kansas, storm chaser Eric Nguyen photographed this budding twister. By coincidence, the tornado appears to end right over a rainbow. Streaks in the image are hail being swept about by the high swirling winds.
Tornado Facts & Safety Tips Tornadoes can have devastating effects on homes, businesses, and communities as a whole. The tornado guide infographic below includes facts, safety tips and information about tornadoes such as how tornadoes form, types of tornadoes, tornado safety and the top 10 deadliest and most destructive tornadoes in history.
With the recent occurrences of multiple devastating tornadoes throughout the U.S., tornadoes have been on the minds of many Americans. In this infographic we take a look at just how much energy and power are in these destructive storms and the role the EF scale plays in determining the strength of the tornado. Brought to you by Wellhome.com.