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Storm That Drowned a City

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Watch the Program
View the entire program online, divided into six chapters.

The Man Who Knew
Read what hurricane expert Ivor van Heerden predicted would happen if a hurricane like Katrina hit New Orleans and what he had to say after his predictions came true. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

A 300-Year Struggle
Trace the historical path of New Orleans' ever-worsening struggle to keep out water. (Grades 9-12)

Anatomy of Katrina
Track the hurricane from its birth in the open ocean through its catastrophic encounter with the Gulf Coast. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

How New Orleans Flooded
Follow the progression of flooding incidents that precipitated the worst natural disaster in American history. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 9-12)

Map the Flood
Map the effect Katrina would have had on your city. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Plus:

Podcasts
Subscribe to NOVA's podcast feeds for downloadable audio and video stories on Hurricane Katrina.

Links and Books

Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

Teacher's Guide
Storm That Drowned a City
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