When a country is hit by a tsunami, many people will be dead, injured or sick. The buildings will be ruined if the country did not have the proper supplies or construction. Many homes will be wrecked and many fishing industries will be destroyed.
The December 26 2004 Tsunami's epicenter was west of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, south of Bangladesh, and east of Sri Lanka. In the Maldives 83 people are reported dead and 25 people are missing. Nearly 12,000 people are homeless, and 8,500 people are in temporary shelters. 10,774 people are estimated dead and 5,669 people are missing in India. Indonesia was hurt a lot more than other countries with an estimated death toll of 94,000 and 132,000 missing. In Sri Lanka 31,000 people are dead,
5,000 people are missing, and 15,000 people are injured. Children who are orphans especially need to be united with friends and family or else they will fall into the hands of criminal gangs trying to sell them into slavery.
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Ideas for team-generated interactions were conceived by reading articles from NASA and also from Creative Adventures activities.
- Ms. Irivinti for teaching us how to use Dreamweaver for our web design, Photoshop and Fireworks for graphics as well as animating our logo. She taught us how to create different background (fading) effects, how to pick appropriate colors, and how to generate theme specific images, spacers etc. She also assisted us with all programming aspects of our website.
- Mrs. Cataldo, Ms. Irivinti and our parents for guiding us with research and content development. It was difficult to find information we needed in one place and their assistance helped us a lot in this regard.
- Mrs. Cataldo and Ms. Irivinti for reviewing and editing what we wrote. They told us when our writing needed more work and also taught us how to cite sources, obtain permission for images that we borrowed from other websites and also the proper way to credit them.
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