This is a wonderful lesson plan about hurricanes. For the "Motivation" portion I would relate it to the Social Studies lesson about the Galveston Hurricane. The extension activity is an awesome lesson plan about tracking hurricanes. -A.R.
October 06 2016 : Space Station Flyover of Hurricane Matthew The International Space Station has tracked Hurricane Matthew all week providing images and video from low Earth orbit as the storm hit the Caribbean Sea and made its way towards Florida. In this photograph taken by Expedition 49 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins on Oct. 4 2016 at 21:05 GMT the hurricane's clouds extend across the frame.