School level

Discover Water - The Role of Water in Our Lives

Added: 29 Nov 2016 Contributor: Clare Quigley Resource type: Assessment / Game / Audio / Video / Reference / Other

An excellent, interactive website which covers various areas on the topic of water. Each section includes information (written and audio), an interactive game and an assessment in the form of multiple choice questions. There are eight sections which include sub topics such as The Water Cycle, Discovering our Oceans and Saving Water.

How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE Science

Strand: Environ. Awareness & Care

Strand unit: Environmental awareness

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of the importance of the Earth's renewable and non-renewable resources
  • come to appreciate the need to conserve resources
  • identify the interrelationship of the living and non-living elements of local and other environments
  • recognise how the actions of people may impact upon environments

Suggestions for use: Covers a broad range of topics to do with the theme of Water. Ideal for use in conjunction with the Green Schools Programme (Water Flag). Suitable for independent work on the iPad.

Strand: Environ. Awareness & Care

Strand unit: Environmental awareness

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of the importance of the Earth's renewable and non-renewable resources
  • come to appreciate the need to conserve resources
  • foster an appreciation of the ways in which people use the Earth's resources

Suggestions for use: Covers a broad range of topics to do with the theme of Water. Ideal for use in conjunction with the Green Schools Programme (Water Flag). Suitable for independent work on the iPad.

3-4
5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Environ. Awareness & Care

Strand unit: Environmental awareness

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of the Earth's renewable and non-renewable resources
  • come to appreciate the need to conserve the Earth's resources
  • develop some awareness of the types of environment which exist in Ireland and other parts of the world
  • recognise and investigate human activities which may have positive or adverse effects on local and wider environments
  • recognise how the actions of people may have an impact on environments

Strand: Environ. Awareness & Care

Strand unit: Environmental awareness

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of the importance of the Earth's renewable and non-renewable resources
  • come to appreciate the need to conserve the Earth's resources
  • foster an appreciation of the ways in which people use the Earth's resources
  • recognise and investigate aspects of human activities which may have positive or adverse effects on environments
3-4
5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • appreciate and respect the environment and learn that there is an individual and community responsibility in caring for the environment and protecting it for future generations

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • appreciate the environment and develop a sense of individual and community responsibility for caring for the environment and being custodians of the Earth for future generations

Meta information

Add a resource

Did you know that your Internet Explorer is out of date

To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version or other web browser.

Upgrade your browser now

Registering for a Scoilnet Account – your first step to contributing and sharing

What you need...

To register for a Scoilnet Account you will need to have a Teaching Council number and a roll number for your school in Ireland.

If you already have a Scoilnet Account then you can sign in here.

The benefits...

A Scoilnet account will allow you to upload your resources or weblinks to Scoilnet as well as enabling you to share and add resources to a favourites listing. Users who have a Scoilnet Account will also be able to fully access Scoilnet Maps and Census@School from home.


Register

Add this resource to your Learning Path

You need to login before you can add this resource to a Learning Path

Login