Presentation on theme: "Water L'acqua è vita Acqua siamo noi dalle antiche sorgenti veniamo, fiumi siamo noi se i ruscelli si danno una mano, acqua siamo noi se i torrenti si."— Presentation transcript:
L'acqua è vita Acqua siamo noi dalle antiche sorgenti veniamo, fiumi siamo noi se i ruscelli si danno una mano, acqua siamo noi se i torrenti si mettono insieme, vita nuova c'è se l'acqua è in mezzo a noi. Canto popolare Water is life We are water We come from the ancient sources We are rivers If streams shake their hands We are water If the streems come togheter There is new life If the water is amids us Folksong
Water in the Earth All the water in the oceans and seas is salt water. About 70% of Earth is covered with water. Most of the water is in the oceans and seas. About 3% of the water on Earth is fresh water.
Most of this fresh water is frozen in glaciers or polar caps. Some fresh water is in lakes and rivers, some is in the sky, some is in the soil. BUT Only about 1% is fresh water that we can drink. Imagine that water on Earth is like a bath, only a spoon is drinkable.
Water distribution Some countries have lots of fresh water.Some countries have lots of fresh water. Others don't have enough.Others don't have enough.
Consequences Women and girls walk many kilometres a day to collect water; Women and girls walk many kilometres a day to collect water; About 10 million people in the world die every year because they don't have clean drinking water. About 10 million people in the world die every year because they don't have clean drinking water. There isnt sanitation; There isnt sanitation; Many deseases depends Many deseases depends on dirty water; on dirty water;
Water is fundamental for life and health We use lots of water every day.We use lots of water every day. It is very precious.It is very precious. We drink water. We need water for the food we eat. We use a lot of water at home for washing. We use water to produce energy, to travel, to have fun.
Water in human activities We use the most of water in agricolture and in industrial activity.
U.N. found that water distribution is a very serius problem in the world. United Nation Commitee says that The human right to water is indispensable for leading a healthy life in human dignity;
United Nation Commitee wants to create -Water supply and basic sanitation -Money helping funds for the countries without water
If we reach these goals it will be possible to: -R-Reduce child mortality; - Reduce womens work;
It will be possible to - prevent many deseases; - water vegetable gardens;
Bibliography Cheril Palin, Wonderful water, OUP Carlazzi-Pizzetti, Geolab, Ed. Mondadori Dossier III De Marchi-Ferrara-Dottori, I viaggi di Mister Fogg, Il Capitello
Water distribution on Hearth Class III B worked on the topic in Geography, Science and English. In groups of four they found out information, surfed the Internet.