Τετάρτη, 20 Μαρτίου 2013

Kids and Youth

Welcome to the International Decade for Action "Water for Life" 2005-2015 section specially designed for you. The Water Decade offers the opportunity for everyone to learn and get involved on water issues.

In this section you will find different resources (games, videos, tales, etc.) that can help you to learn more about water and inspire you and those around you to take action. We also hope you will share your work with us so that we can also learn from you.
Follow us and discover how you can get involved!

Watch for water!

H2Ooooh! video series
H2Ooooh!
Holly, Pio, Moby, Diva, Nameless and Top Hat are always ready to embark on exciting adventures, making lots of new friends along the way and learning interesting facts on water

Let's play!

World Wash Up
Handwashing with soap and proper sanitation are critical for good health. 2.5 billion people around the world do not have access to adequate sanitation and many people do not wash their hands after going to the toilets or before preparing food. Help make the world a cleaner place by washing away the germs and passing the message along!

Stop Disasters Game Stop Disasters Game
Stop Disasters Game
Your role in this game is to plan and construct a safer environment for your population. You must assess the disaster risk and try to limit the damage when a natural hazard strikes. Help us to reduce the bad consequences from flooding or from a hurricane!

Water Quiz of the UN Cyberschoolbus
Water Quiz of the UN Cyberschoolbus
What's your best score? Complete this water quiz and discover how much you really know about water.

Be prepared for World Water Day!

Freshwater for all!.
Freshwater is the common denominator of today’s most pressing challenges, like health, food and energy, but it’s often poorly managed and faces severe pressures. How can the world better cooperate around this vital cause?

Water Cycle poster.
World Water Day is celebrated every 22 March. This 2013 the theme we all should work-on is "Water cooperation" but… before starting… do you really know how water behaves and moves from one place to another?

Thanks for your contribution!

What Happened to Chita? Book Cover
What Happened to Chita?
R. Casey Andersen, from Ohio in the US, has written a book that helps us gain a deeper understanding of climate change and become inspired to think of ways to help our planet.
Can you figure out what's wrong with poor, sick Chita? Global climate change is affecting Bolivia's altiplano, and in this book a girl struggles to understand why her sheep, Chita, is suffering. As her mother explains the environmental reasons behind Chita's poor health, the girl learns about global warming in Bolivia.
This children's book is available in English, Spanish and Quechua.

Panrarán Yacu Book Cover
Panrarán Yacu
Antony Lizardo Romero Chávez, from Peru, has written a book that helps us learn and reflect about the respect our ancestors had for water and nature. Be guided by Yacu and discover plenty of myths and legends about water from Peru!

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