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  • 1. Topic: Water World Water supplies in trouble Living with chronic water shortages Threats to water quality Dynamic Planet Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 2. Recap from last lesson
    • You have 3 minutes to come up with answers to these questions
    • What are the different types of water scarcity?
    • Name a factor which can lead to a decline in the availability or the quality of water.
    • What is the majority of global fresh water used for?
    Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 3. Living with Chronic Water Shortages Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 4. Lesson Objectives
    • Learn about chronic water shortages in the Sahel
    • Learn that climate change may affect other parts of the world.
    Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 5. What is a Chronic Water Shortage?
    • Chronic means something that is on going . Areas of the world that have Chronic water shortages are always lacking in water.
    • Worldwide over 2 billion people live in areas of water stress and 500 million live in a state of chronic water shortage
    Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 6. Case Study – The Sahel
    • Situation
    • Causes
    • Effects
      • Environmental
      • Social
      • Economic
    Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 7. Case Study – The Sahel
    • Where is the Sahel?
    • Mark the Sahel on your map and stick it in your exercise book.
    The Sahel Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 8. The Situation in the Sahel
    • Read p62 and answer the following questions. Write the answers in full sentences in your books.
      • How much rainfall does the Sahel receive?
      • When does it rain?
      • How does this compare with the England?
      • What problems does this create?
    Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker Rainfall per year Days of Rain England 850 mm 130 Sahel Region 50 - 400 mm 30 - 60
  • 9. The Problems in the Sahel
      • Watch the following video and:
      • - Make a rough list of the problems the Sahel faces.
      • - Put those problems into a table like the one below.
    Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker Desertification & Subsistence You must know what these mean! Environmental Social Economic Desertification - Famine – Failed crops, livestock dies and leads to poverty
  • 10. Why are problems in the Sahel worse than in other areas of the world?
    • GSCE style question –
    • Name and explain one factor that is making the water problem in the Sahel worse? (4 marks)
    Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 11. (p63) Which two factors does the text book identify as being important in increasing world water shortages?
    • Population Growth & Climate Change
    Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker Write down a short explanation how each of these factors might lead to further water shortages
  • 12. Who will be the biggest losers? – Why? Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker Spot the difference
  • 13.
    • Threats to water quality
    A Look Forward To - Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker
  • 14. Monday, June 13, 2011 Geography GCSE Mr Croker