What's this site all about?
web pages are all about water and the activities you, or your students,
can do to find out more about water.
They are aimed at year
9 students (ages 13/14), but can be used with both older and younger
3 different kinds of pages: fact sheets, activities and answers.
There are also science investigation help pages for students and
teachers, which could be used to teach the skills needed for a
successful assessed practical.
is designed to be flexible to your needs. Your students can work
through the whole project, or you can pick individual activities
for them to do. All the pages within the project fit into the UK
national curriculum, but equally could be used by international
educators. In the UK, the entire project could also be used as part
of an enhancement week, outside of the curriculum.
could be carried out using a classroom of computers, or web pages
could be downloaded by the teacher and copied for individual students.
focus on 6 main areas:
- water cycle
- water hardness
- temporary and permanent
- water pollution
- water testing
- water polarity and
Click here for a tour
of the project.
pages were written by Dr Julie Bond. Julie is Head of Chemistry
at Samuel Ward Upper School and Technology College.
here to find out more about Samuel Ward Upper School and Technology
College in Haverhill, Suffolk.
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