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Sixth-graders explore the role of water in world issues in an integrated water unit

Resources impact settlement patterns and human cooperation, and the patterns involved in this interaction are a major theme in Chesapeake Academy’s sixth-grade advanced geography course.

To delve into the struggles faced by water-stressed areas, sixth-grade students embarked on a cross-curricular project that blends work from their literature, writing, geography and science courses.

“Earlier in the year, our students chatted with a young Tanzanian woman who grew up carrying drinking water from an unsafe water source. Hearing her story inspired students to raise money for Water Missions International, an organization that provides self-sufficient water filtration systems to areas in need,” said geography teacher Kim Dynia…

Rappahannock Record Staff
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