Episode 140: Why is There a Hurricane Season?

Why is there a specific hurricane season, especially in North America? Why don’t hurricanes come at all times of the year? I will explore the science and wonders of hurricanes, such as Hurricane Idalia and answer some of these mind-boggling questions in this episode..

Here is an article! It is called “How Do Hurricanes Form?” (https://spectacularsci.com/2021/09/hurricanes/)

Here is an activity! It is called “Hot and Cold Water Density”. It demonstrates why hurricanes prefer warmer, less dense water. (https://spectacularsci.com/hot-cold-density-experiment/)

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