Location

The category you're viewing is for members in United States

You're viewing resources for United States (Virginia)

Change Location

Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACHASSK185

Humanities and Social Sciences > HASS > Year 7 > Knowledge and Understanding > Geography > ACHASSK185

The nature of water scarcity and ways of overcoming it, including studies drawn from Australia and West Asia and/or North Africa 

Elaborations

    • investigating the causes of water scarcity, for example, an absolute shortage of water (physical), inadequate development of water resources (economic or political), or the ways water is used
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
    • investigating whether the use of water in their place is sustainable
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
    • discussing the advantages and disadvantages of strategies to overcome water scarcity (for example, recycling (‘grey water’), stormwater harvesting and re-use, desalination, inter-regional transfer of water and trade in virtual water, and reducing water consumption)
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
    • examining why water is a difficult resource to manage and sustain (for example, difficulties in accounting for its economic value, its competing uses and variability of supply over time and space)
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
    • investigating land use management practices that have adversely affected water supply, such as land clearing and some farming practices
    (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)

(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )

The latest time saving ACHASSK185 teaching resources

From the Chalkboard Blog

ACHASSK185 teaching resources