Teaching overview

Learning points

  • Hurricanes are powerful storms that form over warm oceans.
  • A new study has found that African wild dogs sometimes use sneezes to communicate.
  • Peggy Whitson has broken the record for the most time spent in space by a US astronaut.

Curriculum keywords

  • Weather systems
  • Animals
  • Space

Spark a discussion

  • What do meteorologists use to track hurricanes?
  • What have scientists discovered about African wild dogs?
  • What record has been broken by astronaut Peggy Whitson?

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