By:Valentina Díaz To:T.Angel watler A. Colegio Bennett 5-C 2010-2011
INDEX <ul><li>Presentation page </li></ul><ul><li>.Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>. Prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>General information(salt water-Why do we need water) </li></ul><ul><li>Importance </li></ul><ul><li>Uses of fresh water (Agricultaral-Industrial-Household-) </li></ul><ul><li>..Pictures. </li></ul><ul><li>Good and bad use of water resources. </li></ul><ul><li>News about water resources </li></ul><ul><li>Problems-.Objective-Possible solutions and needs. </li></ul>
introduction As we all know in social studies class we are talking about water resources, so in this booklet we are going to talk about water resources , what is water resources, how do people use water resources and many other things!! T.Angel I hope you have fun!!!
Prior knowledge <ul><li>- </li></ul><ul><li>Water resources is very important in our lives, specifically for use them in many things like: take a shower, Cook, brush your teeth…etc. It Is a renewable resources, and also it helps us to live. </li></ul><ul><li>-People waste a lot of water, sometimes they brush their teeth and live the sink open and that is terrible because each time we are having less water. </li></ul><ul><li>-When people waste water sometimes they dont realice but for real they are doing a big mistake because without it we cant do important things also it affects all living things. </li></ul>
General information <ul><li>Water resources are sources of water that are useful to humans. Uses of water include agricultural, industrial, for the house hold, recreational and for the environment. All of these human uses require FRESH WATER. </li></ul><ul><li>97% of water on the Earth is salt water, leaving only 3% as fresh water of which easy over two thirds is frozen in GLACIERS and POLAR ICE CAPS. The remaining unfrozen freshwater is mainly found as groundwater, with only a small fraction present above ground or in the air . </li></ul>What is water resources? SLIGHTLY : Small in amount. Glaciers : An stend mass of ice form by snow Polar ice caps: Are high-latitude of a region that is covered in ice
Salt water Salt water is beautiful!!! And it is another enviroment for living things, but sometimes they can be dangerous!!!imagine a tsunami
Why do we need water? <ul><li>Water resources most be the resources that we need more.We need water to grow to stay alive , we also need water to care plants and animals, cook our food, bathe and brush our teeth , flush the toilet, and watsh our clothe. </li></ul><ul><li>In fact we need water for every thing we make in our life, and we dont appreciated water because we dont know the importance of it. </li></ul>
Importance <ul><li>Water is the most important natural resource, it is the most basic human need and a valuable national asset. Efficient development and optimum utilization of water resources, therefore is of great significance to the over all development of country. </li></ul>
Uses of fresh water agricultural: <ul><li>It is anestimated that 69% of world wide water use is for irrigation.In some areas of the world irrigation is necessary to grow any crop at all, on other areas it permits more profitable crops to be grown or enhances crop yield. </li></ul>This is how they do irrigation. Irrigation: The artificial application of water to land to assist in the production of crops Crops : the cultivated produce of the ground, while growing or when gathered the wheat crop.
INDUSTRIAL <ul><li>It is estimated that 15% of worldwide water use it industrial. Major industrial uses powerplants,which use water for cooling or as a power source, ore and oil refineries, which use water in chemical processes, and manufacturing plants,which use water as a solvent. </li></ul><ul><li>The portion of industrial water usage that is consumptive varies widely,but as whole is lower than agricultural use. </li></ul>Ore : a metal-bearing mineral or rock, or a native metal, that can be mined at a profit Refineries : An industrial plant for purifying a crude substance, such as petroleum or sugar . Oil: a substance of this or similar consistency
House hold <ul><li>It is estimated that 15% is uses for household.This include drinking, bathing, cooking, and gardering. </li></ul>
ways people use water Recreational activities Personal use household Swimming Playing with the ball in the water fishing Drinking water Animals drinking water. Watching the plates. Watering the plants
Pictures of water resources <ul><li>This are some pictures showing you the importance of water resources and how do peolpe waste it. </li></ul>We all know that there are places with a good quantity of water also with pretty water like the enviroments that have criytalline water, but there is a big problem we are converting that precious water in something that anybody wants we are wasting the water, contaminating the water and we dont care about it .
Good and bad use of water resources <ul><li>They are many ways to use water resources in a usefull manner but people dont understand that, so they are not trying to do an effort for do not waste water. They dont care about it. </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some recomendations for using less water and do not waste it: </li></ul><ul><li>-when you are brushing your theeth try to close the sink. </li></ul><ul><li>-when you are taking a shower try to close it when you are put in your shampoo. </li></ul>Brushing your teeths plus taking a shower is equal to close the sink and dont waste water!!!.
<ul><li>When you are watching a car close the sink. </li></ul><ul><li>When you are taking a shower try to calculate the time for you to stay less time on the shower and waste less water. </li></ul><ul><li>We already talk about a good way for use the water resources know lets talk a Little bit of the bad use.: </li></ul><ul><li>-When you live the shower open </li></ul><ul><li>-When you dont calculated the time when you are using the water resources. </li></ul><ul><li>-Do not contaminated the water(Do not throw garbage) </li></ul>The sink open plus dont calculating the time using the shower plus garbage is equal to contaminating the water and wasting water!!!
News about water resources committee in Colombia's congress has approved the country's first bill that exclusively verify to govern water resources. This is the first step to prevent a "grave" water supply problem in the next 20 years . The environment, housing and territorial development ministry spent two years in researching and drafting the bill before submitting it to the congress in April. Although the law would be the country's first bill for water resources administration, The bill has eight chapters: general standards, institutions and planning; water resource allocation and use; pollution and discharge control; underground water; risk management associated to water resource management; urban drainage; economic and financial instruments to support water resource planning and administration; and water resource monitoring and tracking Drainage: A system of drains, artificial or natural
<ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>The country's Andean and Caribbean regions are the most prone to water availability and quality conflicts. On the other extreme, the Amazon and Pacific regions have excess water resources due to smaller populations and reduced economic and productive activities </li></ul>This pictures shows the drainage and the water in caribbean
NEWS: <ul><li>Colombia, a country rich in water resources, may face a shortage of water supply by the year 2016, a Colombian expert warned Saturday. </li></ul><ul><li>Vice director of the Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies Institute (IDEAM) Martha Garcia said that there is a great waste of water in the country as people think that it is very abundant. U.N. figures show that Colombian's water resources are five times bigger than the world average. </li></ul><ul><li>The problem lies in an uneven distribution of water resources among the population. Most of the Colombian population… </li></ul><ul><li>The full-text version of this article will be available soon on HighBeam Business. </li></ul>
Proposals Problems: <ul><li>There are many problems with the water resources but one of the main problem is that people dont care about it they cant see the importance of water , so as you know people contaminated and waste water , Every body those it including yourself. </li></ul>Comtaminated water .
Objective : <ul><li>Help people to understand the importance of taking care of lakes , rivers ,and all that contains water as a natural resources environment. </li></ul>
Possible Solutions : <ul><li>There are many possible solutions for taking care of water but the most important are: </li></ul><ul><li>Make´people to take care of water , through make them think that water is the most important resources in our live. </li></ul><ul><li>Dont throw garbage to environments that contains water resources. </li></ul>
Needs <ul><li>As we all know everybody in the life have needs including animals. Needs are important things that are necessary in our lives some needs we can obtein them by paying money or some times paying money for having water or just look for water in rivers lakes ocean etc.Water resources is a way to satisfy our </li></ul><ul><li>Some solutions to get our needs is to reclaim for money to the goverment for organization or maybe putting much pretty the lake rivers etc. </li></ul><ul><li>And make people to realice about the big mistake they are doing with the water resources </li></ul>