One way we can see how weather is linked to the ocean is through hurricanes. In this image we can see all the hurricanes from the 2012 season. [Pause for observation.] Can you see the hurricanes as they form over the ocean?
Be sure to offer a few seconds of silence to allow visitors time to absorb what they’re seeing. Guide the audience and help point out the formation of hurricanes.
IMAGE: Names of 2012 hurricanes will appear in alphabetical order. The eye of Hurricane Isaac is visible on 8/27 near Haiti and Cuba. Sandy forms 10/20, and hits NY and NJ on 10/22.