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ERIC Number: ED383622
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 63
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9627379-5-X
Water in the Global Environment. Pathways in Geography Series, Title No. 3.
Waterstone, Marvin
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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.