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Identifying, analysing and applying concepts to the everyday e.g. The topic of water

Begin with the familiar and with something that is both relevant and seen to be relevant, such as access to water, and apply conceptual approaches.

1. Question students to assist them to see the several levels in which the problem of water allocation and distribution plays out. Refer to resources, such as readings, television clips and undertake relevant research.

a. Where does water come from?

b. Who uses it?

c. Who pays for it?

d. How does water quality impact on health?

2. Students match what they have found with several political concepts and approaches.

a. Power

b. Governance

c. State