Close message Scootle will stop supporting resources that use the Adobe Flash plug-in from 18 Dec 2020. Learning paths that include these resources will have alerts to notify teachers and students that one or more of the resources will be unavailable. Click here for more info.

Search results

Refine results by

Year level
Resource type
Learning area

Refine by topic

Main topic Specific topic Related topic

What is a Bureau station?

This resource is a Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) web page with information about the history, purpose and operations of Bureau stations, and an explanation of the different types of station, from fully-staffed stations measuring all weather elements to stations with only remote rainfall-recording instruments. Some stations ...

Moving Image

Storm tide stations

This is a video resource about Sentinels - water-level observing platforms - built by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to help provide information during extreme weather events on the US coast. The video features footage of coastal threats such as hurricanes, tsunamis and flooding caused by storm ...

Moving Image

Tracking tsunamis

This is a video resource describing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis) system and its 47 stations around the world. The video provides information about tsunamis and includes graphic footage of a tsunami causing destruction to a coastal community. ...