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How Much Water Do We Really Have?

Added: 29 Oct 2020 Contributor: Niamh Carroll Resource type: Lesson Plan

A lesson plan for senior
classes with demonstration instructions to show children what proportion of the
world’s water is saltwater, fresh water and finally usable water.

How it maps to the curriculum

SESE Science

Strand: Environ. Awareness & Care

Strand unit: Environmental awareness

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of the importance of the Earth's renewable and non-renewable resources
  • come to appreciate the need to conserve resources
  • foster an appreciation of the ways in which people use the Earth's resources

Suggestions for use: For use in conjunction with a larger unit on water/climate change, or in tandem with the schools section of Irish Water's website.

Meta information

  • Asset type: Document
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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