3.2.2 Water, food and energy (and Iceland)

Content

  • Geographic inquiry and concept(s)
    • How pressure on resources affects the future security of places
  • Geographic knowledge and understanding
    • The water–food–energy “nexus” and how its complex interactions affect:
      • national water security, including access to safe water
      • national food security, including food availability
      • national energy security, including energy pathways and geopolitical issues
  • Case study or detailed examples
    • Detailed examples of two countries with contrasting levels of resource security

Base knowledge and understanding

Context

Context

Write

Task

The final part of this lesson will be you writing a 'mini-essay' (800 words max.) > Compare and contrast the national resource security of two countries that you have studied. Before you write the essay you will carry out some research and summarize your findings in a Venn diagram.

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Geographical location

Iceland
United Arab Emirates
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Climate

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Population

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Income level

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Human Development Indicators

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Water Security

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Food Security

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Energy Security

Review

Review

Compare and contrast the national resource security of two countries that you have studied [10 marks]