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7iC Semester 2 - Eco-School Challenge - iCan Make a Change: Water Management

A collaborative unit to focus on eco-issues at Hale School

Challenge

Water is a precious resource that needs to be managed carefully. What possible solution could Hale School adopt to better manage its water use?

Topic overview

To make sure everyone has a sound understanding of their preferred eco-topic you are expected to construct bullet-point notes for Water management. Notes are to be submitted by the end of lesson 10. Transfer your focus questions to your note-making sheet and get highlighting.

Featured books

Oliver search strategies

Use the Oliver catalogue to search for more items that may be useful for your issue.

Online encyclopaedias

Online encyclopaedias are great for short, concise and reliable information. It may be best to access these articles from the Online encyclopaedias page through the Hale portal. Don't forget Britannica has ready made citations for you to use.



 
  • Variety of reading levels
  • Quality resources including text, images, videos and ‘Web’s Best Sites’
  • Read aloud facility
  • Size your font up or down
  • Ready-made citation

 

Suggested articles include:

WaterWise (2021)

Climate change means we all have a role to play to protect and adapt the way we use water. Find everything you need to save water in your home or business. Check your watering days, compare how waterwise you are within your neighbourhood, and get tips for simple ways you can save water.

Suggested videos

ClickView

Clean water is essential for human existence. However, international requirements are not met by the available supply. This programme examines rising global water demand and some of the serious issues with inadequate and/or contaminated water supplies. Incorporating a range of water management case studies from various parts of the world, it is an ideal resource for students of Geography.

Weblinks

WebLinks is a collection of teacher reviewed websites for topics matching your school subjects. Check for more recommended websites. Some suggestions include:

Suggested websites - General

Local issues

Reference Generator

It is important to provide evidence of using a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.

A sample bibliography for 3 resources suggested on these pages would look like: