ISSUE: Damming the Mekong River (Describing Questions - What and where…
ISSUE: Damming the Mekong River
Describing Questions - What and where
What countries are included?
What are dams?
Where is the Mekong?
Where are existing dams on the Mekong?
What's the area of the basin?
What is hydroelectricity?
What is river regulation?
What is the background of Mekong countries (type of government, economic, and development indicators)
Consequences - What are the impacts on
What are the environmental affects of damming?
How will dams affect farming?
What are the major benfits of damming?
One of the major
How do dams affect fishing?
What positive consequences does hydroelectricity bring?
Explaining Questions - How and Why
Why do countries use hydroelectricity and dams?
Why is the Mekong river available? (4 S's)
How do dams and electricity work?
How are decisions made on the Mekong?
Why do countries want to dam?
How should the river normally flow?
Management - What could/should be done to sustainably manage the impacts?
Is there such a thing as a sustainable dam?
How could dams be made more sustainable?
Can flooding be controlled in other ways?
What are the alternatives to damming for power?
How can we manage dams more effectively?