The Great Aqua Adventure

The Great Aqua Adventure

Find out all about the water cycle, and the roles that evaporation, condensation and precipitation play in it. Then create your very own water cycle in the kitchen! All in this crash course kids video.

The Great Aqua Adventure
A glass of dino pee!

A glass of dino pee!

Dinosaurs died out millions of years ago and yet we are still drinking their wee to this very day! How come? And what does it taste like? Check out this crash course kids video about how the water cycle and the world of the dinosaurs collide …

A glass of dino pee!
Two Water Cycles

Two Water Cycles

The natural water cycle and the urban water cycle. An explanation of how they both work and a link to a videos about how we might be drinking dinosaur wee!!  Download Two water cycles KS2

 

Two Water Cycles
The mysterious case of the sinking flamingo

The mysterious case of the sinking flamingo

It’s raining in the zoo and all is not what it seems in the flamingo pool. Meet Frankie the flamingo and her assorted sidekicks as they unravel the mystery of the sinking flamingo. This picture book for 5-8 year olds explains in a fun and informative way what happens to rainwater and wastewater once it enters the sewers and how water is supplied to buildings.

You can watch a video of the story, download a series of worksheets, buy the book, book an author visit for your school and catch up on all the latest news from the Flamingo Investigation Department here.

The mysterious case of the sinking flamingo
Captain Splosh

Captain Splosh

Captain Splosh is great. He knows loads of interesting facts about H2O, has a water pistol full of well, water. And has loads of cool water games as well.

 

Help him row safely across the lake by answering water facts, check out his moving water cycle and then complete the jigsaw, and found out why it is so important to drink plenty of water.

Captain Splosh
Test your water sense

Test your water sense

Lydia’s favourite game to ‘test your watersense’ on …with Flo the water droplet, the hero of the hour, being followed around by the baddies and water-wasterers ‘Sogosaurus’, ‘Drip drip’, ‘Swirly’ and ‘Drainiac’! Play the game (Also American)

Test your water sense
Gabi H2O - the coolest water saving camel around

Gabi H2O – the coolest water saving camel around

‘Watch Gabi rap We oughta save water! Watch

Gabi H2O – the coolest water saving camel around
Pipedash

Pipedash

This is Cath’s favourite game. Its designed for Key Stage 1 kids so she can actually do it! And its all about fixing leaks in pipes and unblocking sewers, both of which she did a lot of when she was a plumber! (Game only available as an App): And currently unavailable. Booooo. Bring back Pipedash!

www.pipedash.com

Pipedash
The water cycle

The water cycle

Learn about the water cycle with Bridger the short sighted beagle (I’m guessing here…) Its an interactive journey through the water cycle. American game but the water cycle is the same all over the world. Play

The water cycle
The urban water cycles

The urban water cycles

Information about the water cycle, the water treatment and sewage treatment processes.

The urban water cycles
The water family

The water family

Play this to see how water smart you can get your game family to be: Play

Best for ages 9-13. Sam (aged 13) has played this for the last hour and counting!

She says: ‘I like this game because it tests you on different things you may not know.’

 

The water family
When in Rome, poo as the Romans poo - a history of the loo

When in Rome, poo as the Romans poo – a history of the loo


The History of the Toilet - An Infographic

When in Rome, poo as the Romans poo – a history of the loo

 

Links for primary school pupils