Terminology
Value of Water
Miscellaneous
Mapping
Sanitation
100

Define perspective

100

Define Spiritually Value

Water is valued spiritually when it forms part of religious or spiritual belief or ritual.

100

Define physical water scarcity

The lack of sufficient, clean drinking water that is accessible to humans and animals of a given area.

100

Define the acronym B.O.L.T.S.S

Border

Orientation

Legend

Title

Scale

Source

100

Define Sanitation

Conditions relating to public health, especially the provision of clean drinking water and adequate sewage disposal.

200

Define Geography

Geography is the study of place, space, the environment, and of human beings.

200

Define Cultural Value


Water is valued culturally when it is important to a particular culture of people and the group’s ideas and customs.

200

Define economic water scarcity

There is water in the region but there is not enough money to make the water available for use by humans and animals.

200

What is a Choropleth Map?

A choropleth map provides an easy way to visualise how a measurement varies across a geographic area.

300

Define Physical Geography

Physical Geography: is a branch of earth science, which looks at the natural elements of the world, including the atmosphere, land and oceans. Physical geographers study things like climate, soil, how the earth was formed and how it is changing over time

300

Define Social Value

Water is valued socially when it is important to human society. This can include for drinking, bathing, food production or transporting people.

300

Define Recreational Value

Water has recreational value when it is important for having fun. This can include activities such as going to the beach, the swimming pool, or boating or fishing for leisure.

300

What do the colour represent on a choropleth map?

Choropleth maps use graded differences in shading or colour in order to indicate the values of a property. The darkest colour shows the highest value, through to the lightest colour which shows the lowest value.

400

Define Human Geography

Human Geography: is a social science that studies how humans interact with the planet and covers things like population growth, migration, how urban and rural settlements develop, how we work with animals and even how our economies are effected by the environment we live in.

400

Define Economic Value

Water is valued economically when it is important in relation to money. This includes water used in industries such as farming, drinking water, ownership of water resources and tourism.


400

What does S.P.I.C.E.S.S stand for?

500

Name 3 types of energy

Continuous

Resources that will always be available, no matter how much we use. Solar, wind, and tidal power.

Renewable

Resources that can be replaced in a short time, such as Trees and plant material, food, soil.

Non-Renewable

Resources that cannot be replaced in a short time, such as fossil fuels like oil, coal and natural gas are non-renewable because they take thousands of years to be replaced.

500

Define Aesthetic Value

Water is valued aesthetically when it is important due to its beauty. Locations like the Gold Coast place a high aesthetic value on water.

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