What is a tsunami?
Lesson objectives;
 To learn how Tsunamis are caused and how
destructive they can be.
 To look at the Indian Ocean Tsuna...
How do tsunamis occur?
What is a tsunami?
 A Tsunami is a giant _____ or series of
waves usually caused by an _________ or
_____on the sea bed. ...
Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004
Areas affected by the Tsunami
Model Making
 Using the play dough model a Thai fishing village, a hotel resort and the height
of the wave…try and be as ...
Model Making
 What did your model show to you?
 How hard was it to make?
 What would some of the effects be of a
wave t...
You’re the TV presenter!
 You are going to see a short clip of film just
over a minute long.
 You need to imagine you ar...
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  1. 1. What is a tsunami?
  2. 2. Lesson objectives;  To learn how Tsunamis are caused and how destructive they can be.  To look at the Indian Ocean Tsunami as a case study.  Key words:  Richter scale  Tsunami  Causes  Effects  Primary and secondary  Indonesia  Sri Lanka
  3. 3. How do tsunamis occur?
  4. 4. What is a tsunami?  A Tsunami is a giant _____ or series of waves usually caused by an _________ or _____on the sea bed. As the tsunami travels through _____ water the wave may be less than ____ metre in height but it can reach ______ of up to _____ mph. When the wave nears the _____ it _____down and quickly increases to a height of ____ meters or more before _______ onto the coast.  crashing 15 slows land deep speeds one wave 500 earthquake volcano
  5. 5. Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004
  6. 6. Areas affected by the Tsunami
  7. 7. Model Making  Using the play dough model a Thai fishing village, a hotel resort and the height of the wave…try and be as accurate with your scale as possible. 3 metres 4 storey hotel – 10 metres 15 metres
  8. 8. Model Making  What did your model show to you?  How hard was it to make?  What would some of the effects be of a wave this size?
  9. 9. You’re the TV presenter!  You are going to see a short clip of film just over a minute long.  You need to imagine you are the presenter and you are going to write the script in your exercise books!  Thankfully you have a co-presenter who you can work with – they are in the desk next to you.  Video (from 35 – 1.52)
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