HOMEWORK EXPECTATIONS.

Read through the homework requirements CAREFULLY.

Have you completed all homework requirements?

Your homework WILL BE presented to your class.

BE PREPARED.

SEE YOUR TEACHER BEFORE FRIDAY IF YOU REQUIRE FURTHER CLARIFICATION .

Watch the following BtN clips:

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4336216.htm

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4555723.htm

Do you know the following??????

Do you know your cyclones from your storm surges? Do you know what to pack in your emergency kit or the differences between cyclone categories?

Take our quiz to see how prepared you are for a cyclone (Pretend you live in a cyclone prone area.)

http://www.abc.net.au/news/emergency/2016-01-25/are-you-ready-for-a-cyclone-emergency-quiz/702764

Look at the following links about Cyclone Sam and Jacob

http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/history/jacob.shtml

http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/history/sam90.shtml

TASK 1.

So comparing Sam and Jacob, which cyclone was potentially more destructive?

Look at the cyclone tracker and describe what happened?

Write a paragraph for each tracker.

Screen capture the two cyclone trackers and add them to your descriptive paragraph.

Include the direction the cyclone was tracking, where it started and finished, the intensity, if it hit land, how fast it was traveling (look at times and distance).

 TASK 2.

Make up a fictitious cyclone using your own name.

Insert a map of Australia into an app of your choice and draw your own cyclone tracker heading towards the coast.

Add the times and intensity to your tracker?

What category is your cyclone when it hit mainland? Where did it hit?

Add photos (from Google Images- pretending it is your own cyclone) showing what impact your cyclone had.

Did you make front page news?

(extension – optional extra)-

Create your own news report for your own cyclone. You can film yourself as a news reporter or create a front page news article using Comic Life.