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VFT Log

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Traveler Itinerary

 
At Step 1, zoom away (-) from the airport one click at a time until you can see a major water feature of this geographic area.  What is it?
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Traveler Itinerary  Can you think why it might be important to you?
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Traveler Itinerary At Step 2, can you name the most significant water feature on that map? 
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Traveler Itinerary  Center your destination “B” on the map screen.  Zoom in (+) one click at a time until you can see Perth’s most significant water feature.  Do you think it is saline or fresh?
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Traveler Itinerary Why?
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Traveler Itinerary  At Step 3, find the “play” button on the lower half of your screen.  Enjoy the tour!  What method of desalination is used at this plant? 
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Traveler Itinerary At Step 4, put this log page in your journal and look up at Ms. Jackowitz to let her know where you are.
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Traveler Itinerary  At Step 5, zoom out until you can see Australia on the map as well as Sambhar Lake.  As you were zooming out, what water features did you see?
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Traveler Itinerary  Zoom back in to the lake, taking care to center it each time so you don’t lose it.  What do you think all the white stuff is around the lake?  Write your prediction here.
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Traveler Itinerary  At Step 6, watch the video.  The person speaking is Indian and has an accent, but he does very well doesn’t he?  I surely can’t speak any Indian dialect that well!  Are there words you can’t understand?  Ask a classmate or call Ms. Jackowitz if you can’t figure it out together.
Traveler Itinerary What method is used to filter water in this village?
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Traveler Itinerary How is it similar to the method used in Perth?
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Traveler Itinerary How is it different?
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Traveler Itinerary  Can you remember or deduce the reasons for the difference in addressing the freshwater problem in Sambhar from the freshwater problem in Perth?
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Traveler Itinerary  At Step 7, there is a diagram of the reverse osmosis process.  Make a copy of it on the next page in your log.
Traveler Itinerary What are two methods used to remove salt from water?
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Traveler Itinerary Which method did we use in class?
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Traveler Itinerary  Which method did you view on your VFT?
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Traveler Itinerary What facts did you learn about water on the earth?
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Traveler Itinerary  ___ % of Earth’s surface is covered in water?___% of that water is saline and      ____% of that water is “fresh” or “sweet” water____ countries have 60% of freshwater reserves and ____ have chronic shortages.What problems do you see arising from these facts?
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Traveler Itinerary  What opportunities can you imagine?  In other words, when you are an adult, what careers can you think of where your job would be to help solve problems of safe and available freshwater?
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Ø  Log EntryMy own thoughts and questions
 


 

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