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Water, water everywhere


A teacher project developed as part of the DfID funded Geography and Global Dimension project run jointly by the Geographical Association and DfID.

A teacher project developed as part of the DfID funded Geography and Global Dimension project run jointly by the Geographical Association and DfID.

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  • 1. Water, water everywhere! Aerial view on the flooding on the Mississipi River, on Thursday, May 19, 2011 from the MS side. USDA Photo by Lance Cheung. Creative Commons Licence
  • 2. Water distribution at an IDP camp, Badin, PakistanA young boy at a PDI (Participatory Development Initiative) waterdistribution via tankers in the city camps. Oxfams partner (PDI)team began distributing water in about 30 temporary camps in theflood effected areas since the day people started to arrive in thecities. Creative Commons Licence:
  • 3. I transformed the classroom for maximumimpact on the children and immersion into the theme.
  • 4. The children were asked what uses of water were luxury and which were a necessity.
  • 5. Out of the 100% of the world’s water only 1% is available to use, the Earth’s resources are finite!
  • 6. We learnt how to cut down on our water usage.
  • 7. We received a package from a well-known charity with an accompanying letter that included a plea...
  • 8. Researching two distant localities Bangladesh New Orleans Found all that we could about  Found out all that we could it from an atlas. Eg. about where New Orleans- The population is was, and facts about the approximately 141 300 000 USA, its country people - Is within the continent of- That there are 2 doctors to North America every 10 000 people - N. Orleans is in the state of- Bangladesh borders Louisiana India, China and the Indian - That there are 28 doctors to Ocean and is in the continent every 10 000 people in the of Asia. USA
  • 9. Researching the impact of floodingcaused by natural disasters Bangladesh New Orleans The 2004 Tsunami and how it  Hurricane Katrina in August impacted on the people living in 2005 and the devastation it left Bangladesh behind- We watched many YouTube clips - We viewed more clips from and BBC news clips YouTube, and local news clips- We looked at photos of the water showing people sharing their damage displeasure with the way- We also learnt how a tsunami government handled the formed disaster - We learnt how a hurricane- We discussed how Bangladesh is supported by a famous water formed charity - We discussed the warning systems and levee
  • 10. Learning the children wanted to produce
  • 11. ITEAL reflection of Emma’s Now I can tellSaving water other people how aHurricanes hurricane forms.Tsunami I feel sorry for countries that don’t have that much water. I am shocked. It is sad. Reflection on the week by year 5 girl.