Water, in particular clean water is vital for all our lives. Designed for KS2 (7-11 years) this resource enables pupils to explore access to water, what it is used for, how much they need and how it can be cleaned.
Scroll down for comprehensive teacher’s notes, pupil worksheets and a range of support materials, including Powerpoints and videos, reduces preparation time to a minimum and results in a series of rich, engaging, enquiry -based lessons backed up by secondary sources of information.
For taking part in the challenge....
Water! Water! - pupil worksheets (complete set)...
It's a lot to carry PowerPoint
How much water - Powerpoint
Cleaning Water Powerpoint
Chingondole school PowerPoint
This unit is divided into three pairs of lessons.
Support material for each pair including individual pupil worksheets is available below.
Pupils explore what life is like without running water in the context of a camping trip, then go on to look at thier usual water usage and prioritising needs when there is not enough clean water available
The problem of both cleaning water and the consequences of drinking unclean water are looked at followed by how water can be pumped out of the ground.
The importance of good sanitary conditions to prevent disease is considered. Pupils decide what if any actions they wish to take following on form this project and present back to their peers.