Human Impact on Water Cycle

Use the following information to answer Topic 1 question below.

water companies water commons
Click on diagram above to Website supporting the privitization of water Click on diagram above to Website against the privitization of water

Topic 1.  "Should water be for sale?"  In the add discussion below, answer the question.  Take everything that we have discussed into account; the water cycle, its supply, its properties, and its usefulness to us.  Use the website links provided by clicking the videos or pictures above.  If you choose in favour of this question give the pros and cons for your side.  Then give an overall recommendation for your choice.  If you choose against this question give the pros and cons for your side.  Then give an overall recommendation for your choice.

Topic 2.  Click on the website:  www.waterfootprint.org to take you to this online UNESCO website regarding water usage.  Click here to download the worksheet that goes with this website.  You are going to perform your work on a video where you will then hand it in for the teacher to assess.

Topic 3.  Take your water cycle:
1.    Choose three human activities either individual or group and classify each activity as causing a water shortage or water pollution.  Describe what step(s) of the water cycle each of your activities has unintentionally disrupted
2.    Discuss one potential solution for each of your chosen activities that would unpollute or replenish the water supply


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