Directions:  How much do you know about hurricanes?  Answer the questions using the information at the website provided.  Your answers must be written in complete sentences. 

Watch the movie and answer the following questions.

1. What does “hurricane” mean? 



2.  Hurricanes must form over what?


3.  How do hurricanes form?







4.  When is hurricane season?

5.  What are hurricanes called in other parts of the world?    

6.  What are the three main sources of hurricane damage?


7.  What is the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane scale?  Why is it important?


8.  Why do scientists name hurricanes?


9.  Why is a hurricane name retired?


10.  Look at the name chart for hurricanes.  Was your name ever chosen for a hurricane name?  If yes, when?