This video helps students understand the possible effect of increasing sea surface temperature on the intensity of hurricanes. The support materials provide an introduction to hurricanes and hurricanes as heat.

Tool Name The Effect of Sea Surface Temperature on Hurricanes
Discipline Physics, Earth Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Heat; Energy; Heat Engine; Hurricane; Hurricane Intensity
Climate Topic Disasters and Hazards, Climate and the Atmosphere, Climate and the Hydrosphere
Type of Tool Video
Grade Level High School
Location Global
Language English
Translation Spanish
Developed by https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/credits/clim10.sci.ess.watcyc.seasurftemp/
Hosted at PBS Learning Media
Link https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/clim10.sci.ess.watcyc.seasurftemp/the-effect-of-sea-surface-temperature-on-hurricanes/
Access Online; Offline
Computer Skills Basic

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