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Seasonal Science: Hurricane Season

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Hurricane season runs from June to November. During these months, all three requirements for hurricanes to form are present. Storms form off the coast of Africa and travel on currents of warm ocean water. Also, the wind patterns alter the location of the jet stream. Part of the "Seasonal Science" series.

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Runtime: 3 minutes 46 seconds

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Episode 1
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 2
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Episode 3
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Episode 4
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Episode 5
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Episode 6
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Episode 7
2 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12