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Eye in the Sky: Floods and Dams
This site provides general information about floods and dams. There are sections on the science, the phenomenon, and effects of floods. One video clip shows the Mississippi River at flood and non-flood levels. Another clip shows actual footage of a flood wreaking havoc on a populated area.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Atmospheric science
  • Hydrology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Videos require either Real Media Player or Windows Media Player.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-296
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Geographic Society