Floods that change lives

Organization(s):Colegio French
Student(s):Belén Ascarate and Martina Jorge Curia
Grade Level:Upper Primary (grades 3-5, ages 8-11)
GLOBE Teacher(s):Emiliano Basic
Report Type(s):Standard Research Report
Date Submitted:04/26/2013
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Our research is based on the flooding in La Plata, Argentina, on April 2nd. Our research question was to find out the incident factors in the floods, and our hypothesis were that the floods occur due to natural and anthropic causes. We focused on the latter and we could found out that the main factor in the floods was the deficient public works on drainages and sewers and the lack of policies as regards flood problems.


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How did you carry out this research? What did you measure? What tools did you use?

Posted on 5/9/13 7:35 PM.

Hi Meg! We carry on this proyect with the information from newapapers, television and magazines, and using the protocole of the atmosphere. We collect the information for the project by measuring precipitations.

Posted on 5/15/13 4:24 PM in reply to Meg Mobley.

How did you use the precipitation data you collected in your research project?

Posted on 5/20/13 5:57 PM in reply to Emiliano Basic.