Water KS2 Geography. Find out about the importance of water conservation and other water facts with these great resources.
Freshwater Environments Text
Freshwater is essential for our planet. Fresh water is vital for people and wildlife – it needs careful management because there’s not always enough to go around. Freshwater environments include rivers, lakes, wetlands, streams and underground aquifers. They store and clean the water that's crucial for people and wildlife.
From Tap To Toilet Video
‘From Tap to Toilet’ gives a behind the scenes view of Thames Water, how our drinking water is treated before it gets to our homes. It also shows us the process of cleaning sewage before it can be returned to our rivers and into the water cycle, and how we are able to create energy from your waste!
Introduction To The Water Cycle Video
An explanation of the first process in the water cycle, rain and the water table, during a visit to the Peak District. The reporter investigates how rainwater falling in the Peak District ends up in our taps. The reporter digs into the Peak and shows the saturated peat. Digital animation displays the groundwater. The reporter explains why the level of the water table moves up and down.
The Water Cycle Video
The story of the water cycle. Rain is important for living, but why do we have rain, where does it come from and where does it go? The water cycle is the story which answers these questions using clear animations and precise details. The water cycle is essential for all living creatures.
Water Cycle Interactive
Watch the water cycle in action and add your own labels.
Water Treatment In The UK Video
An explanation of how water is cleaned and returned to the sea before evaporating and re-entering the water cycle. The reporter visits a water treatment plant to see the process of cleaning the water, to be returned to rivers.