Ask questions about projects relating to: aerodynamics or hydrodynamics, astronomy, chemistry, electricity, electronics, physics, or engineering.
Moderators: MelissaB, kgudger, Ray Trent, Moderators
My project is about how trees effect damage to a house during a tornado.
Is planting trees in front of a house to prevent tornado damage a good idea? What could go wrong with it?
- Posts: 1
- Joined: Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:19 am
- Occupation: Student: 8th grade
- Project Question: Hi. I'm doing a project about trees affecting damage to a house during tornadoes and I need an interviewer!! I sent a question days ago with no response. Do you think planting trees in front of a house to prevent data is a good idea? How many trees do you think would be ideal? Would there be any problems with doing this?
Thanks a lot
- Project Due Date: January 17, tomorrow
- Project Status: I am finished with my experiment and analyzing the data
It sounds like this is the question you are trying to answer with your experiment. But, some background research is always important. The question of whether trees around a house is helpful or harmful is something that a lot of people have thought about, especially given all the large storms we have had in recent years. A Google search for "trees hurricane protection" brings up a lot of relevant results. Here are a few reputable sources that I found helpful:http://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/2013/06/plan ... s-in-mind/http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/treesandhurricanes/http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/lawn_gard ... ricane.htm
All the best,
- Posts: 903
- Joined: Sat Nov 08, 2003 11:27 pm
- Occupation: Planetary Scientist
- Project Question: N/A
- Project Due Date: N/A
- Project Status: Not applicable
Return to Grades 6-8: Physical Science
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests