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The unequal distribution of water around the world is one of the causes of water scarcity.

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    Water Distribution

    Water Distribution

    by CK-12 //basic
    How water is distributed throughout the world.
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    Water Scarcity

    Water Scarcity

    by CK-12 //basic
    Learn about water scarcity, what is it, where is it... it is not just about the physical presence of water.
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    State of Thirst: California's Water Future

    State of Thirst: California's Water Future

    by CK-12 //basic
    An in-depth and interesting look at the history of the supply of water. California in particular is discussed in relations to water supply and demand.
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    Water Distribution Quiz - MS ES

    Water Distribution Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews how water is distributed throughout the world and the problem of water scarcity.
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  • Real World Application
    Seawater=Freshwater+Minerals

    Seawater=Freshwater+Minerals

    by CK-12 //basic
    Scientists are working on a way to desalinate seawater that mines minerals with little harm to the environment.
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  • Real World Application
    Lake Michigan

    Lake Michigan

    by CK-12 //basic
    Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes. Pollution has been a problem for decades, but people are trying harder than ever to clean up the lake and to keep it from becoming further polluted.
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    A Win-Win

    A Win-Win

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover how bacteria can harness metals from the brine left over by the process of reverse osmosis used to desalinate seawater.
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  • Real World Application
    You Can't Reverse a River Forever

    You Can't Reverse a River Forever

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover the effects of an extreme drought on the people and landscapes of California's Central Valley as chronicled in photographs.
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