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Tsunami Disaster Presentation

  1. 1. Adrian TSUNAMI EARTHQUAKE Learning Outcome : Students identify the causes and the consequences of a Tsunami and present their findings to the class. Madeleine van Niekerk
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>Tsunami (pronounced soo-nahm-ee) is a series of huge waves that happen after an undersea disturbance, such as an earthquake or volcano eruption. (Tsunami is from the Japanese word for harbour wave.) </li></ul>Adrian
  3. 3. What causes it? <ul><li>Interactive explanation on how the tsunami happened. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the link attached to open a window where you will find a interactive explanation video clip to show in class . </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/4136289.stm </li></ul>Adrian
  4. 4. Where did the disaster happen? <ul><li>2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami A magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck off the west coast of the Indonesian Island of Sumatra on December 26, 2004 is the largest earthquake to occur in the world in 40 years. </li></ul>Adrian
  5. 5. <ul><li>The earthquake generated a tsunami wave that spread across the Indian Ocean and devastated the coasts of Indonesia, south Asia, eastern Africa, and Madagascar. </li></ul><ul><li>ASN-FILE02STAFFHOME$VanNiekerkM2004_Indonesia_Tsunami.gif </li></ul>Adrian
  6. 6. Adrian What are the consequences?
  7. 7. Adrian Hannala Zirath from Sweden holds her husband's hand after they were reunited December 28, 2004 following a tsunami which hit the Thai resort island of Phuket. Zirath's husband, who was injured by huge tidal waves was being airlifted to Bangkok for treatment.
  8. 8. Adrian One-year-old Hannes Bergman of Sweden, whose mother is missing after Sunday's tsunami, is held by a caretaker at a hospital in Thailand's tourist island of Phuket on December 28, 2004.
  9. 9. Adrian Father cries as he holds the hand of his eight-year-old son killed in a tsunami in Cuddalore, 180 km south of the Indian city of Madras, December 27, 2004
  10. 10. Adrian Relatives of a tsunami victim cry before her coffin in Koralawella, south of Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 28, 2004.
  11. 11. Adrian Asitha Fernando, a nine-year-old Sri Lankan boy, mourns the death of his mother in Koralawella, south of Colombo Sri Lanka December 28, 2004 who was killed when a tsunami hit the area on Sunday
  12. 12. Adrian What support might affected people need to rebuild their lives?
  13. 13. Adrian An Indian woman helps her child to drink water at a relief camp in the south Indian city of Madras December 28, 2004.
  14. 14. Adrian A young Indian survivor of Sunday's tsunamis stretches her hand to get her share of food and clothes donated by voluntary organizations in Cuddalore, about 180 km (112 miles) south of the Indian city of Madras, December 29, 2004.
  15. 15. Adrian An Indian child tsunami survivor holds on to a shirt donated by a volunteer organization in Cuddalore, about 180 km ( 112 miles) south of the Indian city of Madras, December 29, 2004
  16. 16. Adrian Tsunami survivors rush for clothes and food donated by volunteer organizations in Cuddalore, about 180 km (112 miles) south of the Indian city of Madras December 29, 2004.
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  18. 18. Student Task <ul><li>Student Task : </li></ul><ul><li>Select , Tsunamis as a types natural disaster to research. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a power point presentation including all the information in the sub-headings that follows. </li></ul><ul><li>Try and create at least one slide per sub-heading. </li></ul><ul><li>Sub-headings : </li></ul><ul><li>What causes it? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do they occur? </li></ul><ul><li>How much warning would it be possible to have? </li></ul><ul><li>How could people prepare for it? </li></ul><ul><li>What sort of damage does it do to people and the environment? </li></ul><ul><li>List the ways different people (eg school child, subsistence farmer, day laborer, transport worker, large business operator) could be affected? </li></ul><ul><li>Who would be most affected? </li></ul><ul><li>What support might affected people need to rebuild their lives? </li></ul><ul><li>Why might people live in an area affected by this type of disaster? </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a plan for what you might do if you lived in an area affected by such a hazard. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Present your information in an interesting format (photo report, interview, dramatization, power point presentation etc) to the rest of the class. </li></ul>Adrian

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