Posted Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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The cleanup begins after 48 tornadoes roared through many states last Friday, from the Ohio Valley to the Deep South. State and federal emergency management representatives were in southern Illinois on Monday to take stock of the damage to homes and businesses. Henryville, Indiana was one of the worst hit towns. The school there, which is a combined elementary, middle and high school, was totally destroyed after not one but two tornadoes. A Missouri man's wife lost a treasured keepsake in last week's tornado outbreak, but in all the rubble, he was able to find it. Federal emergency management teams were in Clermont County, Ohio on Tuesday, looking at the tornado damage.
WFAA: Photos: March 2 tornado destruction around the country
Huffington Post: Cause of Recent Tornadoes Video
Dawn.com: Scientists See Rise in Tornado Causing Conditions
Guardian: US Midwest hit by Tornadoes (Pictures)
Tornado Project Online
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Tornado Education & Safety
USA Today: Interactive Informative Site about Tornadoes
Science, earth science, geography. Classroom lessons and activities for grades two to eight. Students learn how tornadoes form, the classification system for tornadoes, create their own tornadoes, estimage damage from tornadoes, and learn about tornado safety.
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