ERIC Number: ED383622
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Water in the Global Environment. Pathways in Geography Series, Title No. 3.
This report deals with the importance of water to life. The physical characteristics of water, its distribution, and a number of current water-related problems are examined. The issue of water management is discussed, along with the ways water is made available for our many uses in life. The introductory essay, "Water in the Global Environment," contains the following sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Basic Water Facts"; (3) "Issues of Water Quantity"; (4) "Water-Related Hazards"; (5) "Issues of Water Quality"; (6) "Water Resources Management"; (7) "Conclusion"; and (8) "References." Learning activities are included for grades 7-9, grades 8-10, and senior high-college. A selected resource list also is included. (EH)
Descriptors: Climate, Conservation (Environment), Disease Control, Earth Science, Ecology, Energy Conservation, Geography, Global Education, Health, Higher Education, Natural Resources, Physical Environment, Physical Geography, Secondary Education, Water, Water Pollution, Water Quality, Water Resources
National Council for Geographic Education, 16-A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705 ($5).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
Note: Learning Activities by Linda Beckham, Martha Bock, and Marci Smith. Resource List by John Benhart and Martha Sharma.