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How to Make a Tornado in a Jar: Fun Science for Kids!

Informative Video: How Tornadoes Form - Earth and Environmental Science, Meteorology. Important to remember that teachers can incorporate videos, interviews, etc. as informational texts in order to engage students and accomodate different learning styles.


Peter Sinclair reports this week in his popular blog, America Needs Fatima, a project of the right-wing American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, is linking the tornadoes that hit Illinois this weekend to the state’s recent approval of a marriage equality bill.


Black holes are sometimes described as "giant vacuum cleaners in the sky", sucking in everything around them, but this description is highly inaccurate... so a better visualization would be that of a whirlpool or tornado curling like water ... The creators Spirit Science videos just released a new video describing Nassim Haramein's work on black holes and how to properly visualize the structure of the vacuum: (post by Jamie Janover)

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Tornado potato skewers

Perhaps the coolest way to bake up a potato! You've got to try these Tornado Potato Skewers! With a mix of herbs, butter and cheese they are as delicious as they are fun to eat. Click for the video and recipe and enjoy! #dinnertime #funrecipes #familydinner


How Tornadoes Form: A short video about how wind shear in thunderstorms and daytime heating are necessary ingredients for tornadoes. From AccuWeather.


Tornado Potatoes Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS 2 medium white potatoes 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt Parsley, chopped (for garnish) PREPARATION Pr