Tropical Storms

S3 Geography – Tropical Storms

 

This unit looks at where, why and when tropical storms develop, and considers the impact they have on both rich and poor countries.

 

  • To be able to describe what a tropical storm is.

  • To know the location and main features of tropical storms.

  • To understand the conditions needed for tropical storms to develop.

  • Case Study : Hurricane Mitch. The effects of a hurricane on a developing country in terms of the impact on the landscape and the people.

  • To be able to describe the role played by aid agencies in relation to Hurricane Mitch.

  • Case Study : Hurricane Katrina. The effects of a hurricane on a developed country in terms of the impact on the landscape and the people.

  • To be able to describe the role played by aid agencies in relation to Hurricane Katrina.