Sunday, July 5, 2009

Robert Fitzroy (1805 - 1865) Was Born

Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy was the captain of HMS Beagle with during Charles Darwin's famous voyage, and as a pioneering meteorologist who made accurate weather forecasting a reality. He was an able surveyor and hydrographer and served as Governor of New Zealand from 1843 to 1845.

- Wikipedia

Lesson Plan Information
Title: Tornado WebQuest
Objectives: By the end of this lesson, students will understand the follwing regarding tornadoes: Tornado terminology, Fujita scale, myths and mysteries, safety, webquest.
Grade Level: 5-8
Subject: Science / Meteorology
Materials: Computer with an Internet connection
Time Needed: One 50-minute class period
Provided by: The Educator's Reference Desk (Author: Louise Jaskoski)

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