4.1 Introduction to Water Systems

The hydrological cycle is a system with storages and flows between them. Human activities can and do influence these flows and storages.


1Water cycle – storages and flows
2Human influences on the water cycle
3Ocean circulation
Chapter Workbook
Vocabulary Sheet

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Full PSOW here.

Essay Task

“Choose two environmental value systems and compare the attitudes people of each value system may have to diverting rivers to provide water for human use.” [9 marks]

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Google Docs 4.1 essay

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A markbands rubric designed for Google Classroom is available here.