Strategies for reducing the risk of desertification

In this lesson, we will explain how water and soil management, tree planting and the use of appropriate technology can reduce the risk of desertification.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following are causes of desertification?

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Q2.Which continent has a very high risk of desertification?

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Q3.Overgrazing involves allowing too many...

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Q4.Over-cultivation can lead to the removal of...

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Q5.Soil erosion occurs when the soil is exposed to...

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following are causes of desertification?

1/5

Q2.Which continent has a very high risk of desertification?

2/5

Q3.Overgrazing involves allowing too many...

3/5

Q4.Over-cultivation can lead to the removal of...

4/5

Q5.Soil erosion occurs when the soil is exposed to...

5/5

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Strategies for reducing the risk of desertification

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Q1.Which of the following is a strategy for reducing the risk of desertification?

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Q2.Which of the following are crops which require less water?

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Q3.Planting trees can reduce the risk of desertification because... (select two correct answers)

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Q4.Solar cookers can reduce the risk of...

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Q5.Compost adds extra...

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Strategies for reducing the risk of desertification

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the following is a strategy for reducing the risk of desertification?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following are crops which require less water?

2/5

Q3.Planting trees can reduce the risk of desertification because... (select two correct answers)

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Solar cookers can reduce the risk of...

4/5

Q5.Compost adds extra...

5/5

Lesson summary: Strategies for reducing the risk of desertification

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