How Do People Use Deserts - Mr Leece's

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How Do People Use Deserts - Mr Leece's

  1. 1. How do people use deserts?<br />Lesson Objectives<br /><ul><li> All students must be able to name three ways that deserts are used by humans
  2. 2. Most students should be able to explain how humans can use deserts to create renewable energy
  3. 3. Some students could explain how traditional uses of the desert conflict with the modern uses of the desert</li></li></ul><li>How do people use deserts?<br />
  4. 4. How do people use deserts?<br />
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  6. 6. Desert Land-use 1: Solar Power Farms<br />Deserts receive a reliable and large amount of sunshine throughout the year.<br />Some areas of deserts have created solar farms to take advantage of this.<br />One idea is to provide all of the electricity supply for Europe from a single massive solar farm in the Sahara desert, the size of England!<br />This will produce cheap, sustainable and pollution free energy.<br />However it will cost $100 billion to make!<br />See the next slide for a Google Earth view of a desert solar farm!<br />
  7. 7. Desert Land-use 1: Solar Power Farms<br />Another one!<br />Mojave Desert, USA, <br />North America<br />Wembley Stadium at the same scale!<br />

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