When you are in Uganda, make a trip to lake Victoria. Only in this lake is home to fish, Marco, in other bodies of water the fish lived 300 million years ago. She is able to hold the inhaled air in the gills – so only makes a man: holds the air in his lungs. This fish represents the element of the so-called “adapter”, between the fish and animals on land. In addition to this unique fish in the lake full – full of crocodiles. Another phenomenon – an unimaginably rapid formation of new species and subspecies of fish – the phenomenon puts Darwin’s theory of evolution to a standstill, as he claimed that this is possible only over a long period of time. But the little fish from lake Victoria baffled not only the theory of Darwin, but of many scientists. On the same place in a few years it is again possible to observe a new appearance. And what absolutely fantastic – the ability to change the fish from this lake you can almost see already in the next generation, even if they live in your aquarium!
In addition to its rich underwater world and its inhabitants, the lake is also known in that it originates the sacred Nile. Victoria – the largest lake in Africa and second largest in the world. Fresh water in the lake is of excellent quality, 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
If you are going for the first time to visit the lake, perhaps from the very start is to warn you about the mosquitoes. The rest they, of course, will not spoil, but the mood can be affected.There are many of them. But not anywhere and not anytime. Mosquitoes like warm and wet weather. If early summer is warm and it rains frequently, then a city dweller it will be difficult to do without insect repellent. But happy that in the local supermarket, the market, and in other places they have a wide range. Since July, mosquitoes will not be so much. Most of them are in the woods, in bushes, in swampy areas and on banks of reservoirs. Less mosquitoes in well-lit by the sun and blown areas. During windy weather they are not. This problem can be solved if to take on holiday with you mosquito repellent and clothes made of thick fabric, with long sleeves for the evening.
Sand around the lakes and the lake has private cottages that can be rented as a whole or by rooms, much depends on budget and your goals for the rest. The comfort level is quite high. You better find out and specify in advance the possibility of additional catering and services. Also on these lakes there are many small and a few large resorts, on the Bank placed sanatoriums, children’s summer camps, hotels, campsites, campings. Continue reading