Jeopardy! Super Storms Written by Seymour Simon

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Jeopardy! Super Storms Written by Seymour Simon
This Jeopardy game was created based on the Nonfiction title – “Super Storms”. Many questions have an open ended type question but is based explicitly on the text from Mr. Simon. Feel free to modify this power point to meet your needs.

Hurricanes Blizzards Tornadoes Thunderstorms 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500

What are thunderstorms?
Heavy rain showers What are thunderstorms?

Hurricanes _____ more people than any other type of storm.
Kill and Injure Hurricanes _____ more people than any other type of storm.

A huge snowstorm What is a blizzard?

Up to 300 mph How fast can tornadoes travel?

What can you see during thunderstorms?
Lightning What can you see during thunderstorms?

What is the eye of the storm like?
Calm What is the eye of the storm like?

How fast are the winds blowing
At least 35 mph How fast are the winds blowing during a blizzard?

Pick up cars, Rip out houses
What kind of damage can a tornado cause?

You can tell how far away lightning is by
Five You can tell how far away lightning is by counting the time between the lightning strikes. For every ___ seconds equals one mile?

Where do hurricanes start?
On the warm ocean Where do hurricanes start?

How much snow comes down during a blizzard?
2 inches in one hour How much snow comes down during a blizzard?

What does a tornado watch mean?
Conditions are likely for a tornado to form What does a tornado watch mean?

During a thunderstorm, how much rain can fall in one minute?
Millions of gallons During a thunderstorm, how much rain can fall in one minute?

Which best describes the winds in a hurricane?
D. 74 – 200 mph Which best describes the winds in a hurricane? A. 10 – 50 mph B – 2000 mph C. 7 – 20 mph mph D mph

How cold is it during a blizzard?
20 degrees or colder How cold is it during a blizzard?

What does a tornado warning mean?
Get somewhere safe fast! One has been spotted. What does a tornado warning mean?

Thunderstorms have lightning, thunder, more rain.
How are thunderstorms different than storms?

Hurricanes are different sizes but how large can they get?
Hundreds of miles Hurricanes are different sizes but how large can they get?

different than a snowstorm?
The fierce winds blow the snow making it hard to see. What makes a blizzard different than a snowstorm?

Where are most US tornados found?
Central United States Where are most US tornados found?