Blue Planet 1: Water Cycle Water Shortage Recycling And Groundwater (MAY DAY SCHOOL)
Location Coleridge Community College
Start Date 19 May 2018
Time 10.00am - 4.00pm
Weeks 1 weeks
This course will introduce you to the concept of the water cycle, issues of water shortage and pollution as well as groundwater and recycling. On a practical level, we will look at the organization “WATERAID UK”, which provides safe drinking water and promotes public health and hygiene in 37 countries across the world.
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
No previous experience or knowledge necessary, just interest in the problems of water pollution, shortage and recycling possibilities
By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:
Understand the concept of the water cycle
Understand the issues of water shortage and recycling
Assess the work of the organization “Wateraid UK”
Debate the importance of safe drinking water and public health in developing countries
Communicate and get involved in discussions and debates with other participants
About Your Tutor:
Studied History and Human Ecology, focused in my PhD thesis on environmental and public health problems of. London in the 19th century, undertook research on Garden cities, park movements, water pollution and the importance of modern zoos
Extra costs on the course for example textbook, materials or equipment:
No text books required, Internet links will be send prior to the course
For the first session you will need to bring:
Yourself, writing pad and pen
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
You could get involved in fundraising for the charity “Wateraid UK”.
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