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  • 1. WATERYour reading/viewing guide for this unit
  • 2. And now we begin looking at theparts, the pieces of the systems Water: Our most important system
  • 3. But FIRST, Let’s do a check in.How are you feeling? What is going on with you today? Are you ready to learn???I hope so….. I am. Are you coming over to my house? You’re invited!
  • 4. Do you know what’s next? Can you remember the pattern? YEAH!The best of last week: patterns Click here to post!
  • 5. To get into the spirit of WATER, I want you to smell.Close your eyes if you want to. Walking along the ocean Swimming at Chena Hot Springs Pumping water out of the tundra to drink
  • 6. The Water Cycle PLEASE SING IT! :-) HERE Incase you forgot 4th grade. But the water cycle is changing.BlueGold snippet 1, This movie: Blue Gold isBlueGold snippet 2, also very good if you want to watch it. It’s notBlueGold snippet 3, required though.
  • 7. If you haven’t been following the troubles the oceans are in, and even if you have been, please read Post Carbon Institute Reader, chapter 7 And watch A Sea Change IF you can. At least watch the trailer.Make sure you are taking notes. It’s sure easier than going back to remember what you learned.
  • 8. So what can you do about it? “Slow it, Spread it, Sink it” Read this article on Rainwater Harvesting:You COULD build a rain garden. See Anchorage’s plan here
  • 9. You can makewater usage more efficient in your homeRead this articleon Grey Water!
  • 10. You could build a constructed wet land Read this article!
  • 11. Or you could set up a sand filter Read this article!
  • 12. If you live on a steep slope like I do….. this article on KeyLinePlanning is for you to read. Please read it even if you are a flat lander!
  • 13. You noticed in Yeomans scale that water is the 3rd hardest thing to change. This video will blow your mind. It’s really fascinating.Geoff Lawton is a very famous permaculturist!
  • 14. So how do we do that here in Alaska? This video is about Oregon
  • 15. Here’s a picture of Kira andNeil Wagner’s pond in Homer. It’s very similar to the Oregon video.
  • 16. Another great paperSkim this----unless you are really
  • 17. Your last reading Pamphlet #11 in theMollison/Jeeves Curriculum hand-out
  • 18. Now it’s your turn Find your favorite GreyWater System on You Tube and post the link in the comment box with an explanation of why it’s your favorite.
  • 19. Fairly easy reading/viewing this week! Cool beans! Don’t forget to go over and post your notes ofthese readings/viewings to your Personal Blog
  • 20. When you are ready….. POST your synopsis on the CLASS BLOG! I’ll see you over at theThank you in Inupiat UNIT 3 Week 1 assignmentIf I spelled it right. page