Although over 70% of Earth's surface is covered with water, only a small portion of this water is available for human consumption. Students can use this interactive tool to view sources of fresh water.
This learning activity was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science University, GEMS-U Project.
This video explores the problem of overfishing, its impact on nearshore fishers, and one possible solution that can turn the tide of overfishing and protect near-shore fisheries for the future. It can be used as an introduction to a lesson on human impact on the environment or embedded within a lesson on the topic.