NOVA

Rise of the Superstorms

Witness the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in 2017.

About the Show

In just one devastating month, Houston, Florida, and the Caribbean were changed forever. In summer 2017, three monster hurricanes swept in from the Atlantic one after another, shattering storm records and killing hundreds of people. As the planet warms, are these superstorms the new normal? How well can we predict them?

Curriculum

Tools for Hurricane Forecasting

For Grades 6-8

Warmer Oceans, More Frequent Hurricanes?

For Grades 9-12