Hurricane Mapping

Get blown away by the interesting paths of hurricanes!

Keep your eye on the storm! In this exciting 4-H STEM Lab activity, you will be introduced to using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) by tracking the paths of two of the most destructive storms to hit the United States in recent history. You will learn how to combine maps with data and to draw comparisons between two sets of geographic information and analyze how this data can inform important life-saving decisions.

Grades 6-8
60 min