Nodepage

Droughts

After investigating factors involved in the loss of water from plants pupils consider the impact of drought on food security and land use.

Lesson 1 - Transpiration

Lesson 2 - Dry as a bone

Pupil worksheets

Irrigation techniques

 

Other resources to support this pair of lessons

Technical brief on micro-irrigation - practicalaction .org/technical-briefs-schools-agriculture

Video clip on the effect of droughts in Kyuoso, Kenya - bit.ly/climate-change-kyuso

Video clip showing the effect of drought in California - bit.ly/climate-change-california

 

N.B. Teacher's notes are on the main page for this unit. 

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