Fighting floodwaters

TLF ID A002439

This is an illustrated story retelling the real-life engineering decisions made to mitigate flood damage to a Queensland town that experiences frequent, dangerous flooding. It focuses on the value of being an engineer and how It benefits local communities. The downloadable PDF includes classroom activities.





Educational details

Educational value
  • Teaching and learning
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • Technologies
  • Design and Technologies
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Person: Juliet Schaffer
  • Description: Author
  • Contributor
  • Person: Juliet Schaffer
  • Description: Author
  • Person: Narissa Amies
  • Description: Illustrator
  • Publisher
  • Name: Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland
  • Organization: Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: https://www.ipwea-qnt.com
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Downloadable
  • Text
Rights
  • This work is licensed under a CC BY-NC-ND licence. © 2022, Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland.