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.
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.
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!
n-a-s-a: “ The Tornado is an unusual radio source near the center of the Milky Way Galaxy showing a number of remarkable filamentary structures influenced by the magnetic field. It is thought to be a...