Extreme flood events and their consequences for affected residents are mentioned in the media often and are thus observed by the pupils on a regular basis.
In light of the presently ongoing discussion about possible consequences of anthropogenic influenced climate change, there is renewed public interest in climate based extreme events. A natural hazard like a flood is not determined by nature only, but by humans and their dealing with threats; starting here, a lot of questions, equally relevant for school lessons, arise. Which locations are highly at risk?
How do human activities influence flood risks? What kind of protective measures can be taken?
Remote sensing data and geographic information systems GIS are an important contribution to the solution of these questions. Using GIS methods and a digital elevation model within an interactive learning module, the computer is used specifically as work equipment.
One occasionally reads about catastrophic natural disasters with thousands of casualties in the news. After the tsunami in the Pacific Ocean, in another catastrophe of similar extent occurred in the Caribbean: On the 12th JanuaryHaiti was struck by a once-in-a-hundred-years earthquake.
Such extreme catastrophes usually deploy many foreign aid workers. The data can be gathered and evaluated before the first aid workers arrive on field.
In Schulministerium nrw sexualerziehung case of Haiti, it has been managed to produce first maps within 24 hours. The use of virtual globes on a satellite image basis presents itself as sufficient, as it is possible to view images of a place in different points in time and thus visualise changes.
Thereby, the pupils are to analyse the changes in this area between two points in time.
This procedure simulates the work of civil and disaster management organisations on a small scale but with similar tools. In addition, gathering information from multimedia and from web-based geo information service presents a contentual aspect of the curriculum for secondary education II; thus, this teaching unit can be used for higher grades in a modified manner as well. Jahrhundert Mediennutzung, Medienwirkung FIS - in Schulen Floods Extreme flood events and their consequences for affected residents are mentioned in the media often and are thus observed by the pupils on a regular basis.
Medienkompetenz filtern themenrelevante Informationen aus Medienangeboten, strukturieren sie und bereiten sie auf. FIS - Fernerkundung in Schulen 2.
Sie befinden sich hier: Die Medienberatung NRW ist ein gemeinsames Angebot des LVR-Zentrums für Medien und Bildung und des LWL-Medienzentrums für Westfalen im Auftrag des. Name of the course: ICH-STÄRKUNG in der Sexualerziehung (English: .