Third-graders learn about science and teamwork through Annette Jankowski’s Hurricane House project.


Subject: Science & Health
Grade Levels: Pre-K, K-2, 3-5
Source: Cable in the Classroom

In Satellite Beach, Fla., several new houses lie directly in the path of an oncoming storm. Their young builders weathered Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne in 2004, but now they are apprehensive.  Will their new constructions withstand Hurricane Toro?


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