Tornadoes vs. Hurricanes: Lesson for Kids


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Both hurricanes and tornadoes move in a _____ manner.

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1. Hurricanes are _____ than tornadoes.

2. You hear that a major storm has been going on for weeks and is about to hit Florida. Which of the following storms is most likely occurring?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess your understanding of hurricanes and tornadoes. Quiz topics include how hurricanes and tornadoes move and their size.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on:

  • Storm that lasts for weeks on end
  • A shape that resembles a tornado
  • City that was hit by Hurricane Katrina the hardest

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on tornadoes and hurricanes
  • Noticing differences - compare topics from the lesson, such as the strength/size of hurricanes and tornadoes
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what shape a tornado makes

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the subject with the lesson called Tornadoes vs. Hurricanes: Lesson for Kids. These topics will be discussed:

  • How tornadoes are hurricanes are both destructive
  • Where hurricanes and tornadoes form
  • The number of tornadoes that happen every year in the U.S.
  • Some of the deadliest tornadoes that happened in the world
  • The most destructive hurricanes in history