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
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.