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by Carol Ballard

eBook How We Use Water (Raintree Perspectives: Using Materials) download ISBN: 1844434486
Author: Carol Ballard
Publisher: Raintree (August 15, 2005)
Language: English
Pages: 32
ePub: 1148 kb
Fb2: 1771 kb
Rating: 4.9
Other formats: docx rtf mobi lit
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Science Nature and How It Works

Don't Use It" boxes, describe how the material shouldn't be used and gives the series an especially unique perspective.

Don't Use It" boxes, describe how the material shouldn't be used and gives the series an especially unique perspective.

Using Materials' focuses on the uses of a wide range of different materials, their applications, properties and why certain materials are selected for particular roles. Striking images help pupils to see these materials' uses, from the everyday to the unusual. This title explains where these materials come from and whether they are natural or man-made; and also promotes discussion regarding the sustainability of the materials and the environmental consequences. Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children.

Household water use in South America is higher than other parts of the world and that stands at 19%. Only 7 to 9 percent water is used by people in Asian and African countries for their personal use at home. Interestingly, South East Asia uses more water for manufacturing than each of Africa, central Asia and South America.

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Most of areas in the world use water mainly for agriculture, especially in Central Asia, Africa, South East Asia and South America. The smallest proportion of water usage in every areas is domestic use. With regards to the percentage of water usage for agriculture, it is the most at 88% of Central Asia, following by 84%, 81%, and 71% of Africa, South East Asia and South America, respectively

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Some countries have already proven that decoupling water use from economic growth is possible.

Global physical and economic water scarcity. Some countries have already proven that decoupling water use from economic growth is possible.

a natural or chemical material used by farmers to help grow crops. the different types of synthetic material which can be moulded and shaped to make many products. water through their roots and sunlight through their leaves. a household chemical product used to disinfect. another word for poisonous. a way of describing a material with particular physical characteristics. chemicals used to kill unwanted insects. an increase of gases in the atmosphere leading to global warming.

This series focuses on uses of a wide range of materials and how their properties make them suitable for these uses. It also looks at what the materials should not be used for, reinforcing understanding of their properties.