Monsoon proof roof
This Global primary upd8 looks at a 'big question' facing Mehrab, a boy who lives in Bangladesh. and his family...what material should they use for their new roof?
Pupils gain an understanding of what it might be like to be a child like Mehrab, to be worried about your house being washed away by floods. They then look at different roof materials around the world and investigate which material would be the best for Mehrab and his family. Finally they look at the actual solution implemented by families like Mehrab.
Monsoon proof roof - PPT
Monsoon proof roof - teacher's notes
For information on flood resistent housing click here
For a technical brief on how to build a flood resistant house go to our techncial briefs on construction