Activity 4.3 -Use analogies to simplify tricky concepts

2 - Analogies suggestions


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Erosion through abrasion

Wearing down a rock, a bit like using sandpaper on it...

130,395 km²

The area of X country


Water with no salt in it

Spatial precipitation patterns

The pattern of where rain falls

Temporal precipitation patterns

The pattern of when rain falls


How much water flows through a river at any given point

Cubic metres per second

How much water, every second, at any given point

Catchment basin

Area where water funnels down to

Transboundary waters

Water shared by different countries


Politics affected by the availability of water

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