The largest lake of the Balkan Peninsula — Skadar — is located on the territory of two States, and the majority (around 2/3 of the lake) this unique natural site belongs to Montenegro, and the rest — Albania. From both countries the lake and the surrounding land are considered strictly protected and are under state protection, so the Montenegrin coast of Skadar lake was declared a national Park.
Location: lake Skadar is located in the South-Eastern part of Montenegro on the land of three municipalities: Podgorica. Cetinje and Bar .
The main wealth of the Skadar lake — its unique flora and fauna
Skadar lake is situated in Zeta-Skadar valley, between the Dinaric highlands on one side and the mountain range Prokletije. Its length — is 43 km and width is 26 km. It has an elongated nature, an extremely rugged coastline, much of which is swampy, and the many Islands (up to 50). The average depth of the lake — 6 m, although there are areas with depth up to 60 meters (underwater keys or «eye»). The surface area of the lake varies from 390 km2 in the dry seasons up to 530 km2 at the high water period, such a spill due to the low water level and large swampy lowlands along the edges of the lake.
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The Abstract of the open lesson on the theme “Lake Baikal”
Synopsis open classes
Topic: lake Baikal – pearl of Siberia.
Preparation for school group
Objective: to acquaint children with the nature of lake Baikal
• Create a synopsis of reservoirs, find them on a map; to acquaint with peculiarities of oz. Baikal, its inhabitants; to teach to identify features of adaptation of animals to specific habitats (fish) ; to establish a simple causal relationship;
• To develop logical thinking, attention, dialog speech; fine motor skills; to increase vocabulary;
• To foster love and respect for nature and native land, to develop environmental activities.
Equipment: map of Irkutsk oblast, photographs and illustrations of the inhabitants of lake Baikal, the model for the structure of the fish cards for the didactic game “That is possible, what is not.”
Dictionary: the spawning, cold-water.
Integration of educational areas: reading of literature, communication, cognition, artistic creativity, socialization, health, physical culture.
Working with the map
-Look at the map. What are blue? (rivers, lakes) .
1. We say it flows.
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Water element of the planet: lakes and rivers
It is considered that the main distinctive feature of the lake water from sea and ocean is the absence of the salt. However, this is a common misconception. Actually there are salt lakes. But the fact that the lake is not connected to the oceans — this is the main difference from the seas.
The lake is a big bowl filled with water.
The deepest lake on Earth — lake Baikal.
But in Algeria there is a lake, which is called Ink. It with water as ink, can write on paper. The fact is that in this lake flow two rivers, the composition of the water which is such that, when combined, they turn into a liquid similar to ink.
But in Russia, in the Chelyabinsk region, there is a lake, where the water is saturated with soda. In this water you can easily wash without soap — all the spots “away” by themselves.
In Sicily there is a very dangerous lake, which is called ” lake of Death. It is dangerous for plants and animals. On its banks grows nothing, and any creature caught in its waters, dies. The fact is that on the bottom beat two sources of sulfuric acid, which poisons the water.
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