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Investigating rivers

Unit 14 Investigating Rivers

Key Questions

Weblinks                                                    

Where does water come from?

Planning, worksheets and resources available from

http://www.educate.org.uk/teacher_zone/classroom/geography/unit14.htm

                                              

Where does water go to?

 

Where is this river? Where does it go? How is it changing? What do I think and feel about the river?

River Trent

http://www.sln.org.uk/trentweb/

An excellent website

Could be used as a model for local river study

http://www.curriculumvisions.com/

Virtual river tour

http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/rivers/index.html

A journey of the Wear from source to mouth

http://www.sunderland.ac.uk/~ds0jgr/wear/index.htm

http://mbgnet.mobot.org/fresh/index.htm

What is this river like? How does it affect the landscape? How is it changing and why?

Flooding, drought,pollution

http://www.fema.gov/kids/dizarea.htm 

 

Landmarks http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/landmarks/riversandcoasts/index.shtml

For a series of My World Screens and Information Workshop files on British, European and World rivers visit www.wbol.co.uk

 

 

 

Suggested resources

river diagram 

Cut and paste activity –

The Journey of a river

The Water Cycle

 

 

Use a paint package to paint River landscapes and other river features

Use ICT to combine graphical, numerical and textual information

Hugo Meynall site useful for all aspects of curriculum

http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/40903026a/frames.htm

River Cyberhunt taken from above site

A useful collection of sites with specific tasks

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