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If you could modify or change one thing about this school what would it be?

If you could modify or change one thing about this school what would it be?

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If you could modify or change one thing about this school what would it be?

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  1. If you could modify or change one thing about this school what would it be? • Currently, how have you adapted or adjusted to this situation?

  2. Human Modification/ Adaption of the Environment

  3. Name one way Europe modified their environment? (make sure it is in a complete sentence)

  4. Please write this down Adapt –to adjust to your environment. (coats if it is cold) Modify –to change in order to make better.

  5. Roman Aqueductfound inFrance

  6. Home Roman Aqueducts • Built by the Roman Empire • Supplied water to cities and industrial sites • Started several 1,000 years ago • Built throughout the Roman Empire • Most were above the ground, some below • Powered by gravity

  7. Ancient Claudia Aqueduct

  8. Underground Roman aqueduct found in Germany

  9. Aquaducts • Modification or Adaptation?

  10. Irrigation canal in France

  11. Home Canals • Begun in the 5th century • Connect many small islands • 150 canals are the streets of Venice • 400 pedestrian bridges? • Use gondolas and vaporettos (water taxis) • A water highway

  12. Canals of Venice

  13. Canals - Gondolas

  14. Canals • Modification or Adaptation?

  15. Chunnel

  16. Chunnel • Cost = $21 billion • Begun in 1988 • Connects , England to France • 31 miles long (23 under sea, 8 under land) • 131 ft. below the English Channel • It takes 30 minutes to cross the English Channel using the Chunnel Carries • The Channel Chunnel is used by both passengers and freight • A chunnel is an underwater subway.

  17. Diagram of Chunnel

  18. Diagram of the Chunnel

  19. Chunnel Tunnel Station

  20. Chunnels • Modification or Adaptation?

  21. Germany’s Channel Bridge

  22. Home Germany’s Channel Bridge • Located in the city of Magdeburg (near Berlin) • Connects Berlin’s inland harbor with ports along the Rhine River • Joins East and West Germany • Goes over the Elbe River • Took 6 years, 500 million euros, 918 meters (almost a kilometer) long • 24,000 metric tons of steel • A man made above ground water highway

  23. Channel Bridge over Elbe River

  24. Channel • Modification or Adaptation?

  25. Millau Bridge

  26. Home Millau Bridge • Located in southern France • Highest road bridge in the world • Crosses the River Tarn • In the Massif Central Mountains • Began construction Oct., 2001 • Opened Dec., 2004 • 984 feet in the middle • Center pillar is higher than the Eiffel Tower • 7 pillars • 1½ miles of roadway across it • Weight = 36,000 tons • Cost $524 million to build

  27. Millau Bridge in France “cable stay bridge”

  28. “…it should enhance the natural beauty of the valley…and have the delicacy of a butterfly.”Lord Foster architect

  29. Milau Bridge • Modification or Adaptation?