Resort rescue: fresh water use

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Published on 2018 August 13th

Look at long-term effects of unrestricted use of fresh water at a beach resort. Explore effects on water supply, building stability, recreational activities, plants and wildlife. Consider social and economic impacts. Compare proposals to pump water in, reduce water use, or build a dam. Try to maximize economic performance, environmental protection and community satisfaction. Recommend a solution and look at the long-term outcomes. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.
1. Students compare the merits of water management solutions.
2. Students explore social, economic and environmental issues in a coastal management setting.

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K to 12
Grade 4
Living Things and Their Environment
Learners, Students

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