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Science on a Sphere: Extreme Weather

Discover extreme weather's impacts and explore resilience methods for individuals and communities amid our ever-evolving climate.

Cottrell Theater
Additional Fee
Ages 11–18
20 minutes
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Hurricanes are stronger and floods are more frequent. Why? Students will find out as they explore extreme weather events. They’ll learn what individuals and communities can do to be resilient as the climate continues to change.

About Group Demonstrations

Demonstrations are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Museum educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

Science on a Sphere®: Extreme Weather can be added to your group visit for an additional fee. Click here for pricing.

Science on a Sphere®: Extreme Weather is Suitable for Grades 6–12

SOLs covered in this demonstration include:

  • 6th Grade: 6 and 7
  • Earth Science: 10, 11 and 12
  • Life Science: 8

Health Standards:

  • 6th Grade: 1
  • 7th Grade: 1
  • 9th Grade: 1
  • 10th Grade: 2 and 3

A hurricane moving over the ocean.