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CLIP 4755

Water in the desert - Las Vegas

Water in the desert - Las Vegas
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Key Info
  • Water in the desert - Las Vegas
  • Duration: 03:41
  • Las Vegas draws its water from Lake Mead and from a series of underground aquifers. However, more water is taken out than is replenished by rain. Our guide looks at the problems caused by the lack of water and the programmes being run in schools to teach children about water conservation and to help change attitudes towards water use. This clip has subtitles available in Flash. (This clip has subtitles available in Flash.)
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Water

  • Keywords: Mojave, desert, Las Vegas, water, conservation, environment, arid, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Use for pupils' own research into water conservation and water use. Use as a stimulus for class discussion on water and key conservation themes. Pupils view the clip and make their own notes on key themes.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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