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    In this activity, students use an interactive or paper-based Venn diagram to illustrate the key similarities and differences between tsunami waves and surf waves.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • describe the key similarities and differences between tsunami waves and surf waves
    • understand how to use a Venn diagram to graphically organise information.

    Download the Word file for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • discussion questions
    • extension ideas
    • student worksheets.

     Note: You will need the Adobe Flash Player to view the interactive.

    Useful link

    This website provides some clear advice for surfers on why they should never attempt to surf a tsunami.

      Published 2 May 2011 Referencing Hub articles