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503635-LLP-1-2009-1-DE-COMENIUS-CMP
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
Dangerous rain Dangerous rain
Where does rainwater go?
How can we model the flow of rainwater in real life?
What can be done to prevent flooding?
 Age of students 
11-14
When is rain dangerous? Where do floods come from? How can we reduce the damage that flooding causes? Over the last decade some parts of Europe have experienced increased patterns of very heavy rainfall leading to floods whilst other regions have experienced decreased rainfall resulting in droughts. These materials aim to build the scientific and mathematical 'story' of flooding through theoretical and practical investigation and through the use of an applet or research environment. The mathematical and scientific ideas of flow and the physical parameters that affect the rate and speed of flow will be brought together through a case study of flooding in a river valley.

Mathematics
Science
Graphical representation
Rate of change
Surface area and volume
Modelling
Flow, rate of flow
Conservation of volume
Soil structure
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Dangerous Rain
Worksheets
Applet
Applet 2
 
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