Rivers and Water
Some resources for use in teaching about rivers and water.
Pop-up drainage basin
A meal, a glass of coke, a menu and the creative thoughts of friend Jo and this is what happens... does what it says on the label. I don't think we've been forgiven for the menu.
Percy raindrop's journey
New piece of work , images are courtesy of Ian Murray, students reorganise and then annotate the PowerPoint describing Percy's journey down the river course. A chance for some creative writing ,as well as displaying knowledge of key terminology and features.
Find me- Water
Simple homework task, aimed at developing research skills.
River/Water terms dominoes
As in the title.
35 kb doc
Walk the Plank- River dominoes term
Game that I used with the river/water dominoes task.
Find me - Water- answers PowerPoint
To be used with the above resource.
Niagara Falls leafet A webquest task asking students to produce an information leaflet for the famous waterfalls. 107 kb doc Baseline hydrology task Just a set of questions that I used during Ofsted to show progress. 87 kb ppt Drainage Basin features Simple name the features starter. 75 kb ppt Drainage Basin and Hydrograph starter Elements of the previous PowerPoint and some additional questions related to hydrographs. 75 kb ppt Factors affecting lag-times in draingae basins Simple PowerPoint starter, asking students to consider the factors that will influence the movement of water through the drainage basin. 1 mb ppt Water Cycle Terms A simple terminology PowerPoint of key terms within the water cycle. 1 mb ppt Water Cycle Terms
Just a Minute
Flash based activity. External Link World Rivers Teacher Invaders Flash based activity, get them playing with an atlas. External Link River Basin- just a minute Flash based game External Link What is the question?
Simple PowerPoint starter. 45 kb ppt River Course Starter Question of sport type format, students need to decide which part of the course of a river is shown in the image. 4 mb ppt Rivers noughts and crosses PowerPoint game- please read the instructions in the notes on the first slide before using. 4 mb ppt River's work PowerPoint discussing the main transport processes, with a bit of aerobics thrown in for good measure. I then get the students to produce an A3 poster of the processes. Also works well using MS Paint. 350 kb ppt River's work- just a minute Flash based game. External Link Rivers Harvest An undercover simple test. 3 mb ppt Rivers word search Whole class starter, as in the title. 190 kb ppt Rivers penalty shoot-out Flash based game External Link Pop-up River Delta As in the name- a pop-up model for students to build and annotate. 6.5 mb ppt Paul Williams