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Unit 2 - Who Needs Water?

Water is Precious

In this unit you have learned about how water is essential for all living things.  You have also found out how some parts of the world have very little water.  In Northern Ireland we take water for granted, but should we be more careful about how we use it?

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TANDY: Jobs People do - Plumber - The Water system [Flash audio]

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Why is it not a good idea to waste water, even in a place with lots of rain like Northern Ireland?

Think of as many ways as possible that you can reduce the amount of water you use in your home and in your school.  Decide which ideas you think are most likely to work and create a poster to tell other children how they can save water.  Ask your teacher or principal if there are any water saving policies in your school at the minute.  If not, develop a proposal, using your research from the Internet, for a new school water policy.

The following articles may give you some ideas:

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