Jack Scrap (Yeak Laom) is a volcanic lake, which is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Cambodia. Also this place is the most beautiful in the whole province of Ratanakiri.
The Ratanakiri province is located in the North-Eastern part of the country and shares borders with Laos and Vietnam. The population around the lake is one of the eight representatives of national minorities – Tampon (the names presented here are the phonetic transcription of the Khmer alphabet and a variety of sources, the names may vary). They live in five villages. The oldest villagers still remember times when on territory of modern city of Banlung (Ratanakiri) paced the tigers and other wild animals. Campany have their own culture and language that are fundamentally different from Khmer. Traditional houses of the people Tampon are constructed from four kinds of materials: wood base, bamboo walls and floor, the sheets on the wall and the roof and rattan into the ropes. Bamboo walls, as a rule, represent a complex, woven patterns.
Tamponi believe that they are surrounded by great spirits that live in old trees, rocks, lakes and rivers. Also they believe that the lake of Yak Scrap inhabited by spirits. Tamponi Continue reading
Scientists have found a planet 117 million lakes: the Most unique among them is multi-colored, salty and deadly
The total length of the banks of water bodies on the planet is 250 times greater than the length of the equator.
Estonian and Swedish scientists conducted a study, which was conducted counting all the lakes on Earth. According to a press release from Uppsala University, led the research group of Professor Limnological Institute Lars Sund. He and his colleagues developed a method to automatically find satellite images of all lakes with an area of at least 0.2 ha (about a quarter of the area of a football field).
According to the data obtained on Earth were found about 117 million lakes, covering almost 4% of the surface of the earth’s surface, the subglacial lake in Greenland and Antarctica was not taken into account.
It is noted that the total length of the banks of water bodies 250 times greater than the length of the equator.
The study was conducted in the framework of the project “Color of water”, which examines changes in the composition of organic substances contained in the water.
On the planet there is a considerable number of unique characteristics of the lakes.
So, for example, there are lakes, deadly to all living things, including humans. For example, the lake Continue reading
The outline of the lesson on the subject “Man and world”. Grade 3
Topic: Bodies Of Water. The land of blue rivers and lakes
— to form an idea of the diversity of water bodies, their features, to acquaint students with major water bodies (major rivers and lakes);
— to promote students awareness of the value of wetlands as important natural resources of our country, its role in the conservation of exhaustible water resources, fostering a sense of admiration for the beauty of nature of your country;
— to continue the development of skills to read a map – display on the physical map of Belarus water bodies – rivers and lakes, ability to work independently with the textbook.
Equipment: cards with tasks for independent work, physical map of Belarus, contour maps, folding table “Sources of pollution and measures to protect water bodies”.
The course of the lesson
1. Organizational moment
2. Updating knowledge
Oral questioning of students (textbook).
3. The study of new material, review and consolidate the learned
Independent work of students on technological cards (through Continue reading