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  • StormZone - Home
    teaches students about the science of severe natural hazards hurricanes tornadoes floods and flash floods severe winter weather extreme heat wildfires and earthquakes and how emergency management agencies work with federal state and local governments to prepare for and recover from such disasters Within this framework is an interactive exercise where students form their own government and plan and recover from a major weather event The program designed specifically for 6 12 grades also provides students with safety and preparedness information including a Disaster Survival Kit and Family Communication Plan to take home to their families Finally StormZone provides information about how to become a Red Cross volunteer All of these materials are available to teachers emergency managers and the general public at no cost Voluntary donations are always appreciated Click Here to Access Free Materials Log in Login to your account Log in Remember Me Forgot your password Forgot your username Register About Us About StormZone Our Team Our Partners Program Advisors Helpful Links Click to learn about Weather Rangers div uk panel data uk grid margin This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Privacy Policy Refund Policy Copyright 2016 StormZone

    Original URL path: http://www.stormzone.us/ (2016-04-30)
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  • StormZone - Weather Rangers
    Held in school gymnasium auditorium cafeteria or other suitable campus venue Half day event would include student hurricane preparedness simulation Storm Resistant House Contest building a Disaster Survival Kit and a Family Communication Plan Also time permitting Expo may include a tornado drill simulation Representatives from community agencies such as the American Red Cross Salvation Army FEMA state county and municipal emergency management would speak at the event about their respective responsibilities Others could speak about animal protection search and Rescue law enforcement and firefighting STORM SIMULATION AT LOCAL EOC Conduct a natural disaster simulation at a municipal or county emergency operations center Weather Rangers would form their own government and simulate a severe weather disaster striking their city Included in this exercise would be problem solving challenges in which the students work together to resolve an assortment of emergencies At the conclusion of the two hour exercise is a press conference where student reporters interview the Mayor COMMUNITY OUTREACH There are numerous outreach opportunities for the Weather Rangers to inform residents of their community about the importance of preparedness and volunteerism Ongoing publicity where Weather Rangers would publish articles in area newspapers and magazines about the importance of planning in advance mitigation before a storm storm shelters awareness evacuation routes etc This vital information would also be provided at community events focusing on advance preparation HOW TO ENROLL STUDENTS AS WEATHER RANGERS Contact the StormZone office at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it to explore how to organize Weather Rangers for your school The representative will walk the teacher through the teaching materials located on the website as well as inform the teacher how to order Weather Rangers T shirts Log in Login to your account Log in Remember Me

    Original URL path: http://www.stormzone.us/weather-rangers.html (2016-04-30)
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  • StormZone - The Student Exercise
    government economics and sociology Moreover students learn first hand the importance of preparedness Through their StormZone experience they take home to their families vital information that will help them become disaster prepared From the classroom these weather emergency preparedness simulations can be reenacted at local Emergency Operations Centers EOCs or at a school facility such as a gymnasium This outline is designed to provide science and social studies teachers instructions on how to conduct a simulation in the classroom as well as coordinate a disaster response reenactment at the school gymnasium or at the local EOC Student Exercise Photo Gallery 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 PARKWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL Fort Lauderdale Florida October 20 2015 Hurricane Michelle SHENANDOAH MIDDLE SCHOOL Miami Florida October 21 2015 Hurricane Carlos LAKE WORTH HIGH SCHOOL West Palm Beach Florida November 6 2015 Hurricane Vincent SOUTH MIAMI MIDDLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL Miami Florida September 18 2014 Hurricane Suzanne NORTH FORK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Plantation Florida September 24 2014 Hurricane Elisa BOYNTON BEACH COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL Boynton Beach Florida November 18 2014 Hurricane Nicole EPIPHANY CATHOLIC SCHOOL Miami Florida November 5 2013 Hurricane Patricia NEW RIVER MIDDLE SCHOOL Fort Lauderdale Florida October 10 2013 Hurricane Barbara PINE JOG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL West Palm Beach Florida September 12 2013 Hurricane Fred DADE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Miami Florida October 16 2012 Hurricane Cathy N EW RIVER MIDDLE SCHOOL Fort Lauderdale Florida November 14 2012 Hurricane Barbara DEERFIELD BEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL Deerfield Beach Florida June 3 2011 Hurricane Suzy EPIPHANY CATHOLIC SCHOOL Miami Florida October 12 2010 Hurricane Monica CHRYSTAL LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Fort Lauderdale Florida October 27 2010 Hurricane Michael CORAL GABLES HIGH SCHOOL Miami Florida November 4 2009 Hurricane Margaret DEERFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL Deerfield Beach Florida November 5 2009 Hurricane George SOUTH DADE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Miami

    Original URL path: http://www.stormzone.us/the-student-exercise/the-student-exercise.html (2016-04-30)
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  • StormZone - Letters From the Students
    links below to view the letters in Adobe Acrobat Reader 2015 Parkway Middle School Broward EOC Broward 2014 South Miami Middle Community School Miami Dade EOC Miami Dade North Fork Elementary School Broward EOC Broward 2013 Pine Jog Elementary West Palm Beach FL Camila Goizueta Tyler Jazynka Paige Latta Sara Matus Isabella Ortiz Hakeem Russell Evan Stinson Alex Valdez Adrianna Weber Log in Login to your account Log in Remember

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  • StormZone - Learn About Our Weather
    up to something whether it s your local forecast or a major disaster In short the science behind the natural forces that cause the weather and how it impacts on you and others is pretty interesting So there is plenty to learn about our weather its science history and current events Storm Zone is a web based platform offering all of this and more We provide educational scientific and news information about our world s primary weather categories and the resulting devastation caused by them Our program features basic information about hurricanes tornadoes floods and flashfloods wildfires severe winter weather and extreme heat and earthquakes For example for hurricanes what are its stages and alerts What is the scientific difference between snow storms and ice storms What are the five categories of wildfires Keeping up with weather events and interesting information about our weather is also provided via a factoids link on the website For example you will find out the definition of a Polar Vortex Snowball Earth and the most powerful tropic cyclone ever recorded Log in Login to your account Log in Remember Me Forgot your password Forgot your username Register About Us About StormZone Our Team Our

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  • StormZone - The Role of Emergency Management
    is in place to plan for and recover from these disasters Disaster preparedness includes all of the activities that are carried out prior to the advance notice of a catastrophe in order to facilitate the use of available resources relief and rehabilitation in the best possible fashion Disaster preparedness starts at the local community level if local resources were insufficient it would branch out to the national level and if needed the international level Every state in America has an emergency management office department or agency While emergency management is considered to be a chiefly local responsibility all levels of government can coordinate how they handle preparedness response and recovery to meet the challenges of modern day natural and manmade disasters The field of emergency management is not new Throughout recorded history there have always been catastrophic disasters and people have responded to these events Many times the response was not successful because in earlier times communities did not have the proper knowledge equipment and training Modern emergency management actually began in the 19th century with efforts to address the growing threats of fire and disease in large cities and towns It is a discipline that has been shaped from

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  • StormZone - Understand the Need of Preparedness
    the other In 2013 alone we experienced a Polar Vortex and the resulting aftermath called Polar Thaw Winter Storm Nemo that hit the Upper Midwest and New England violent tornadoes in Oklahoma record wildfires in the West and what has been termed biblical flooding in Colorado Understanding the most common weather emergencies in your area your level of risk and actions you should take to protect your property and in some extraordinary occasions save your life is vital StormZone intensely focuses on the necessity of preparedness well in advance of the actual event striking your community We start with an Emergency Supply Kit that includes items like non perishable food and water battery powered radios and extra flashlights Also included is a Family Emergency Plan designed to keep you in contact with family and friends in case you are separated from them during a weather emergency Knowing evacuation routes and community shelters is also covered As a StormZone visitor you will have access to these critical items in order to properly prepare in advance of a major weather event or earthquake Log in Login to your account Log in Remember Me Forgot your password Forgot your username Register About Us

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  • StormZone - How to Become a Red Cross Volunteer
    of those affected In these events the Red Cross provides shelter food health and mental health services to help families and entire communities get back on their feet Although the Red Cross is not a government agency it is an essential part of the response effort when disaster strikes working in partnership with other governmental agencies and organizations that provide services to disaster victims Each year the American Red Cross responds immediately to more than 70 000 disasters including house fires hurricanes floods earthquakes tornadoes hazardous materials spills transportation accidents explosions and other natural and man made disasters When disasters happen the American Red Cross depends on the compassion and dedication of its volunteers to help meet the needs of our community Through StormZone subscribers will learn how to get involved with disaster recovery as a Red Cross volunteer thereby sharing in its mission of preventing and relieving suffering here at home and around the world Log in Login to your account Log in Remember Me Forgot your password Forgot your username Register About Us About StormZone Our Team Our Partners Program Advisors Helpful Links div uk panel data uk grid margin This email address is being protected from spambots

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