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Water Uses


Describe the uses made of water for agriculture, domestic and industrial demand

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Water Uses


Describe the uses made of water for agriculture, domestic and industrial demand

Note different uses of water.

 
 
 
 

competing demands for water

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pair work

  1. One has the map above. One has a blank world map and three colour pens.

  2. Describe the distribution of industry widely dominant, domestic use widely dominant and agriculture widely dominant

Describe distribution words: north, south, east, west, central, coastal, linear

independent work

  1. Write three short paragraphs describing the pattern of water demand for agriculture, domestic and industry
  2. Refer to named areas of continents
 
 
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Water Shortages


Describe factors leading to water shortages and impacts upon the local people and the potential for development

Water Shortages


Describe factors leading to water shortages and impacts upon the local people and the potential for development

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Competition and Management


Explain how water shortages lead to competition for the use of available water resources and require careful management

Competition and Management


Explain how water shortages lead to competition for the use of available water resources and require careful management

Who is using this water? HOW IS IT BEING USED? 

Before and after images of California's reservoirs (2011-2014)

 
 

WEB QUEST: COMPETITION FOR WATER IN CALIFORNIA

 

task

  1. Read the article you have been given (1 / 2 / 3 / 4)
  2. What are the causes and effects of water shortages in the article? How is water shortage leading to competition?
  3. Note the source of your information.
  4. In mixed groups, share your findings with the group.
  5. Listen to the other students in your group explaining their news articles and note information on how water shortages lead to competition.

EXTRA: Read the information on Management Strategies at the bottom of the page. Investigate management strategies in California using the links.

 

competition for water resources in california

1 - Salmon vs Almonds

2 - Rich vs Poor

 

3 - Residents vs Farmers

4 - Big Business vs The Rest

 
 
 

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