Tornadoes start with a thunderstorm. But they also require other ingredients, such as instability.
Meteorologists are learning what makes a tornado
Posted in Weather & Climate
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Teachers and experts share their secrets on using the news to enrich science class
Posted in Science Education, Teaching Science
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