I Survived: True Stories, Extreme Weather! by Lauren Tarshis
The Evil Swirling Darkness
Bennett is going to have a…
- Birthday party
How many people died from the tornado in Joplin?
A Supercell is…
- A storm system that can create a tornado
- A type of mobile phone
The Joplin tornado was dangerous because
- The tornado alarms did not work
- It was rain-wrapped, hidden behind a curtain of rain clouds\
Dozens of stores collapsed; how many schools were destroyed?
Frank, Sana, Ethan and Wyatt were safe. What happened to the truck?
- Blew away in the tornado
- The back window broke
The city of Joplin is near what three states?
What six things can you do to protect yourself during a tornado?
Disaster on the Mountain
Where were John Stroud and Skip Repetto skiing?
What happened to John Stroud?
- He crashed in a plane
- He was buried in an avalanche
- He got lost in the wilderness
The number of people killed in avalanches…
- Is growing
- Is getting smaller
- Is staying the same
Some warning signs of avalanches are:
- Lots of fresh new snow
- Steep slopes
- Sudden weather changes
- High winds
- All of the above
How did Repetto find Stroud beneath the snow?
How long did Repetto dig to uncover Stroud?
- Less than 5 minutes
- Between 10 and 15 minutes
- More than 30 minutes
Why are avalanches becoming more common?
Name three facts about avalanches.
Surviving Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy hit which city?
- New Orleans, Louisiana
- Rockaway, New York
- Stevens Point, Wisconsin
How many Rockaway homes were badly damaged or destroyed?
- About 100
- More than 1000
Where did Ariel go when her house was flooded?
- Chicago, to stay with relatives
- England, to go to school
- She stayed at a hotel nearby
The Survivors Silver Lining Facebook page …
- Helped a boy get new Legos
- Built a new hospital
- Gave people fire extinguishers
- All of the above
Fill in the chart for the most deadly hurricanes in American history: