Sec 1 NA - River & People

1,256 views

Published on

Published in: Economy & Finance, Technology
1 Comment
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,256
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
35
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
1
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Sec 1 NA - River & People

  1. 1. Rivers & People Workbook Pg 89 to 92
  2. 2. How do rivers affect people? <ul><li>Source of drinking water & food </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mean of transport
  4. 5. Hydroelectric power
  5. 8. How do rivers affect people? <ul><li>Fertile soil for farming </li></ul><ul><li>Deltas contain nutrients for growing crops </li></ul>
  6. 9. Water supply for farming
  7. 12. Recreation & tourism
  8. 15. Water supply for industry <ul><li>Cooling machines </li></ul><ul><li>Washing of machines </li></ul>
  9. 16. How do rivers affect people? <ul><li>Negative (Floods) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of lives and property </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of soil fertility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decrease of fish supply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of land for farming </li></ul></ul>
  10. 19. Soil erosion
  11. 21. Natural Barrier
  12. 24. Case Study: River Nile
  13. 25. Benefits of River Nile (TB pg 55) <ul><li>Fertile land for farming </li></ul><ul><li>Source of food </li></ul><ul><li>Means of transport </li></ul><ul><li>Source of drinking water </li></ul><ul><li>Hydroelectric power (Aswan Dam) </li></ul>
  14. 26. Negative Impact (TB pg 56) <ul><li>Flooding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spread of diseases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relocation of homes & farmland </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lost of lives & properties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Destruction of farmlands & houses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dam prevent nutrients to flow down the river (infertile soil) </li></ul>

×