Water in the world
A Stage 4 learning sequence, where students investigate how the operation of the water cycle connects people and places
Key inquiry questions
- Why does the spatial distribution of water resources vary globally and within countries?
- How do natural and human processes influence the distribution and availability of water as a resource?
- What effect does the uneven distribution of water resources have on people, places and environments?
- What approaches can be used to sustainably manage water resources and reduce water scarcity?
- examine water as a resource and the factors influencing water flows and availability of water resources in different places
- investigate the nature of water scarcity and assess ways of overcoming it
- discuss variations in people’s perceptions about the value of water and the need for sustainable water management’
- investigate processes that continue to shape the environment including an atmospheric or hydrologic hazard.
Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Geography K-10 (2012) Syllabus © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2012