Feeling powerless and being powerless are two very different things. As you take small steps towards your goal,s (no matter how you're feeling) you will discover that powerless is not who you are at all!
This tornado in a jar would be a great visual for a science lesson. It is easy to make and interactive. The students can shake the jar in a circle to get the tornado formation and see its shape and how it moves. Adding "Elijah" to the jar?