Module 2 Lesson 1 - Introduction to Water as a Shared Resource

Posted November 21, 2019 by wellina

Slide Deck

Teaching Summary

Getting Started 5 minutes

  1. Water as a Shared Resource Overview - see optional prerequisite concepts review linked below.

Activity #1: Water for Life 15 minutes

  1. Watch and discuss one of the following films:
    • Newer Suggested Film - Explained | World's Water Crisis (LINK)
    • Older Suggested Film - “Water for Life: Diary of Jay-Z in Africa” video (LINK part 1, LINK part 2)
  2. Sources of fresh water: ground water vs. surface water

Activity #2: Water Sharing 25 minutes

  1. Participatory Simulation: “Some for All or All for One”
  2. Debrief the participatory simulation

Wrap-Up 5 minutes (Reflection)

  1. How can computer modeling help us understand resource management?
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