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Thames Water Tools for Schools

Thames Water has a good range of resources for schools for pupils and teachers to support the teaching and learning about water. Arrange for a free talk in school through Thames Water Community Speaker programme.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Life Cycles

Drag and drop activities about the life cycles of plants, frogs and humans. Teacher notes included.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Floating on Water

A lesson which looks at how some external influences can affect the position of things that float on water. Things like this can be difficult to demonstrate in class so this is where a computer simulation like this can come into its own.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
The Life Cycle of a Frog

A narrated animation of the life cycle of a frog. There is a short description of each stage which can be read with the sound off option. Great on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
Oxfam Water Week for Schools

These resources have been designed to teach about the issues surrounding water vulnerability, and to encourage students to consider their roles as active global citizens. Register your school for this project.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

5-16 year olds
The Water Family

A colourful, interactive water conservation game. It will help you to learn how not to waste water in your home and garden.

Pupils, Parents

Not tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
Plants need water and light to grow

Children can label the parts of a plant and carry out a virtual experiment to see that plants need water and light to grow. It is designed for use as a teaching tool with an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
Learn about the Weather

Learn about weather phenomena including clouds, rain and snow, with these excellent videos and animations from the UK Met Office. They are YouTube videos so will not be accessible in all schools but they are ad free.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

9-14 year olds
Growing Plants 2

Activities based round the character Sparky the Alien on growing plants. Children can compare vegetables and fruits, label the parts of a tree, spell the parts of a plant and put life cycle pictures in order.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
GCSE Bitesize - Geography

Don't wait until revision time to see what's on offer on here. Most GCSE and Standard Grade topics are examined: Cities, Coasts, Economic Activity, Ecosystems, Tectonics, Population and Development, Water and Rivers, and Weather and Climate.

Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
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