ERIC Number: ED237310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Water Wise: A Water Use Handbook.
Bureau of Reclamation (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
This guide for elementary school students deals with the importance of and the uses of water, especially in the western United States. Topics covered include the importance of water as a resource; the need for conservation; water storage through dams and reservoirs; irrigation; the lack of water in the old West; the uses of water for cities and towns, crops, energy, recreation, fish and wildlife; and flood control. Classroom activities are provided for each of the sections on the uses of water as well as for the section on flood control. A test of vocabulary terms and a crossword puzzle are included. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Reclamation (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: PF Project; United States (West)
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