Floods are a common natural disaster, and can be caused by excessive rain, a break in the wall of a dam or levee, or by a change in sea level such as a tsunami.
Shows how efforts to control the flooding of the major rivers of the world is not always successful. Includes photographs and diagrams of what happens.
A downloadable instruction sheet for making a classroom model of a floodplain, using levees to control the water.
This area of North Dakota and Minnesota in the United States has experienced a lot of floods. Photographs and diagrams explain why, and show the damage caused over the years.
Pictures and stories of the floods which damaged large areas of Central and Eastern Europe in 2002.
Questions and photographs show how flooding rivers can be a benefit to the surrounding land.
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