Natural sounds, natural disasters

Next week, Stage 2 students will be predicting and researching the sounds of natural disasters in their science and technology unit, “Light, sound and communication”. These Youtube video clips will be useful:


Mount St. Helens disintegrates in enormous landslide


Amazing standstill tornado


Scientist gets too close to lava lake! – Richard Hammond’s Journey to the centre of the planet – BBC


Super creepy sounds in the sky during a storm in Finland!


The most shocking video of the tsunami in Japan


Skiing – Avalanches


Untamed Earth – Avalanche! (snow avalanche; lava avalanche)


Nyamulagira volcano continues to erupt


Hurricane effects: strong winds and lightnings

Global connections – developing field knowledge

The Stage 3 students are studying Global Connections in Human Society & Its Environment (HSIE) this term. These Youtube video clips are discussion starters.


AusAID in Indonesia.


World Vision distributes family kits to survivors of the Sumatra Earthquake (2009).


Australian Red Cross response – Japan Earthquake and Tsunami recovery.


Emergency aid arrives as UNICEF and partners work to restore Libya’s water system.


UNICEF and IKEA aid China earthquake recovery.