Explore current extreme weather events around the globe. Check news sources to find examples of extreme weather events. Find news stories with photos and examine the photos, using the questions from the activities in this collection. An additional option is to write an essay in a style your class has been learning (such as persuasive) based on one or more news stories and the accompanying photos.
Join the U.S. Geological Survey’s iCoast project, and analyze coastline photographs before and after a major storm. Human eyes are better than computers at noting changes in complex coastline features, so the U.S. Geological Survey needs your help. http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/icoast/index.php