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Sunday, December 02, 2007


BANGLADESH - Cyclone Sidr Resources

Tony Cassidy spent the October half term of this year in Bangladesh.
As part of his travels, he was asked to create a resource.
The week after he arrived back in England, CYCLONE SIDR hit Bangladesh: the worst cyclone since 1991.

Details of the CYCLONE can be seen on the BBC NEWS site, and there is a very detailed article from the DAILY TELEGRAPH here.


Lesson Ideas Resources
1 Rationale- why study this event?Formation of the Cyclone Sidr.

Cyclone protection in Bangladesh.

PowerPoint with linked video and embedded animation.Student worksheet about the formation of the cyclone.
2 Causes, Impacts & Responses. PowerPoint introducing classification task.Student worksheet-classification task.
3 How quickly will Bangladesh cover? PowerPoint comparing development statistics of the U.K. and Bangladesh.Student response worksheet.
4,5,6 Levelled assessment. Students to produce a PowerPoint storyboard about the cyclone for B.B.C. news 24.Task worksheet.

Assessment criteria.

Outline PowerPoint.


The resources are a hefty 26Mb download.

If you use the resources, please make a donation to the OXFAM DISASTER RELIEF FUND. Click the link below, or the logo at the top of this post.

OXFAM DISASTER RELIEF FUND

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