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CLIP 4759

Water in the desert - Bangladesh

Water in the desert - Bangladesh

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Key Info
  • Water in the desert - Bangladesh
  • Duration: 04:30
  • This clip has subtitles available in Flash. During the monsoon season up to 20cm of rain per day falls in Bangladesh. The country is crossed by hundreds of rivers, yet suffers from water shortages during the dry season. Our guide examines Bangladesh's use of water and its attempts at water conservation. We learn how improvements to the water supply have changed the lives of millions of people. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
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  • Keywords: Bangladesh, desert, water, river, monsoon, conservation, environment, arid, (subtitled)
Ideas for use in class
  • Compare and contrast the uses of water in Las Vegas, Nevada and Bangladesh. Use as a stimulus resource for an investigation into the use of water and water conservation. Use as a stimulus resource to discuss the need for water conservation throughout the world and what we can do to help. Use to support pupils' own research into the reasons for water conservation and common techniques used.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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