A Fresh Future

If less than 1% of Earth's freshwater is available for use, and people are constantly using it up, what's being done to save it? This is the focus of a video that discusses the human impact on the hydrosphere.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Discuss ways to conserve water, after viewing
Classroom Considerations
  • The 16th in a series of 22 videos that discuss Earth's spheres and natural resources
  • Concepts from the previous videos are reviewed at the beginning of the episode
  • An investigation of a river dam demonstrates the negative impacts associated with the building of it, and then the positive impact that occurred once the dam was removed
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  • Designed for Next Generation Science Standards
  • Video offers ways to save water and become water conscious 
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