Storm Surges


6 & 9-10


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Earth and Space Sciences – Extreme Earth Events; Plate Tectonics; Climate Change

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 6, 9, 10

Video length: 3:23m

Locals in the Cook Islands couldn’t explain the dramatic power of storm surges ravaging their home. A team of Australian engineers went to investigate and what they found will help other coral-reefed island nations to better plan for cyclones. Catastrophic Science is a series that explores the life-saving research that is resulting from catastrophes.

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6 & 9-10