Perth's water future

These lecture-style incursions focus on the effects of climate change, along with the increasing demand of water and the sustainability of Perth’s water supply.

Geography Year 11–12

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This lecture-style incursion focuses on the effects of climate change, along with the increasing demand of water, on the sustainability of Perth’s water supply. Students analyse the sustainability of Perth’s current water sources from social, environmental and economic perspectives and consider the importance and benefits of recycling wastewater as a future water source for Perth. They will consider the effects of their own roles in conserving water to help to ensure our future supply.

  • Session length – 1 hour
  • Maximum number of students – unlimited

Learning objectives

  • Identify the human and environmental factors that impact on the sustainability of Perth’s water supply.
  • Explore the social, economic and environmental factors that impact and influence Perth’s future water sources.
  • Identify necessary changes that will ensure the sustainability of Perth’s future water supply.

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Science Years 11–12

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Students analyse the sustainability of Perth’s current water sources from social, environmental and economic perspectives and consider the importance and benefits of recycling wastewater as a future water source for Perth. They will consider the effects of their own roles in conserving water to help to ensure our future supply.

  • Session length – 1 hour
  • Maximum number of students – unlimited

Learning objectives

  • Identify the human and environmental factors that impact on the sustainability of Perth’s water supply.
  • Explore the social, economic and environmental factors that impact and influence Perth’s future water sources.
  • Identify necessary changes that will ensure the sustainability of Perth’s future water supply.

Optional lessons and activities to conduct pre-incursion

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