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First Lego League: Avalanches
Transcript of First Lego League: Avalanches
When the snow is weak, any number of things can trigger an
change in temperature
the weight of a person
How Avalanches Are
Allan A Martin Sr. P. S. Grade 8
start when the snow becomes
Weaknesses in the snow can be caused by the snowflakes forming a cohesive mass as they
together. This can weaken the snow above.
Destruction of environment
Closure of recreational activities
Loss of life
Loss of life
- http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/avalanche- safety-tips/
Thank you For Listening!
Heat pads on jackets that could melt snow around the person wearing it when caught in an avalanche
Inflating jackets that create room for air pockets once caught in an avalanche
Economy & Society
-Check weather before going on mountains
-Travel with a partner
-Carry safety equipment at all times
-Keep checking the signs for possible avalanches
-Complete a safety course
Allan A. Martin Sr. P.S. Grade 8 Lego Robotics Team 2013/2014
Possible Technological solutions
Pre-Developed Clothing/ Accessories
GPS tracking system that transmits location to rescue teams, or people around the location.
Sadly, they were
and that cost them
How to Prepare For An Avalanche
So, we have come up with an
That is where the problem lies.
actually you did this better than I did you know the part where I did it can you just like swap/cage it with this one? #CAS
-The Himalayan Avalanche-
The avalanche occurred near Nepal.
Tents put up there were
, because of the heavy snow fall, and
the nearby town of Pokhara.
These avalanches happen quite often in this region.