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Water use[2]

  1. 1. Water Use By: Beth ,Maiken, and Matjis
  2. 2. <ul><li>People waste water, reducing the amount available for others </li></ul><ul><li>People argue over the rivers that flow into other countries </li></ul>Lines of Inquiry How does water use affect other countries? Ways humans waste water <ul><li>People take baths </li></ul><ul><li>people buy older technology instead of modern technology </li></ul><ul><li>people let water running </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lines of inquiry #2 <ul><li>Don’t let the tap run while brushing teeth, soaping hands or shaving, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Take a quick shower instead of a bath. </li></ul><ul><li>If the technology is available, choose a short flush after using bathroom . </li></ul>Human responsibility to use less water and advice Technology impacts on water use <ul><li>Old technology wastes more water than new technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern gadgets such as garden hoses and high pressure water sprays have also increased water consumption. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Utensils at Home <ul><li>A dripping tap can waste 10L per day </li></ul><ul><li>Brushing your teeth for 3 min. with a running tap : 18L </li></ul><ul><li>An average bath tub can hold 100L </li></ul><ul><li>A shower uses :9L a minute </li></ul><ul><li>Flushing the toilet : 8L </li></ul><ul><li>1 load of washing : 70L </li></ul><ul><li>1 dishwasher load : 20L </li></ul><ul><li>1 car wash : 200L </li></ul>
  5. 5. Using Water for Production <ul><li>1 car:35,000L </li></ul><ul><li>1 KG of paper:300L </li></ul><ul><li>1 KG maize: 900L </li></ul><ul><li>1 KG of cheese:1,100L </li></ul><ul><li>1 KG of lettuce:25L </li></ul><ul><li>1 KG of sugar:80L </li></ul><ul><li>1 KG of wool: 150L </li></ul><ul><li>1 KG of aluminum: 1,250L </li></ul>
  6. 6. Water Around the World <ul><li>An average African uses 8L per person per day (too little) </li></ul><ul><li>People in Europe use 150-200 per person per day (normal) </li></ul><ul><li>People in Asia and Former Soviet Union use up to 800L per person per day (too much) </li></ul><ul><li>A person needs 8L to survive one day </li></ul>
  7. 7. How We can Save Water <ul><li>Take a shower not a bath </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t let the tap run </li></ul><ul><li>Buy water saving products </li></ul>
  8. 8. QUIZ! <ul><li>In 1 minute how much water does a shower use? </li></ul>9L How many liters of water do you need to produce a car? 35,000L How many liters does a person need in a day to survive? 8L
  9. 9. QUIZ! <ul><li>Should you take a bath or a shower for 2 minutes to save more water? </li></ul>A shower for 2 minutes How many liters of water does a dishwasher use per load? 20L How much water does the average European use in a day? 150-200 liters
  10. 10. <ul><li>Thanks For Watching Our PowerPoint !!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Bibliography <ul><li>Safari montage </li></ul><ul><li>Mr.Forster, AAS </li></ul><ul><li>Cattis Bjorlin Hansen, AAS </li></ul><ul><li>Valarie Bowler, AAS </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul>

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