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How Do Tornadoes Form?

Grades: 6-12
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On average, about 800 tornadoes occur in the United States each year. They can appear and disappear in moments, and key details about their ...

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Accessibility: Auditory, Visual

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NOVA: "Hunt for the Supertwister"

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Adapted from NOVA: "Hunt for the Supertwister." Third party materials courtesy of Channel 9 KWTV, NOAA, Roger Hill, NCSA 3D Storm Simulations, Joshua Wurman, and Howard B. Bluestein/University of Oklahoma.

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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale

Funder: National Science Foundation-grayscale

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale