For river features including waterfalls, ox bow lakes and waterfalls, to investigate flooding and river themes, this topic is a great place to start.
Exploring creatures, moving around the river, food by the river etc...
These images record the dramatic events of 2002 when Glossop in Derbyshire was flooded. There are some lovely archived images of the same location during floods in the twentieth century.
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Information for upper KS2 to support their understanding of river flooding.
A fantastic Global eye website which features introductory information, info on the amazon and deltas in Bangladesh.
Information on the water cycle, how we use water and a water diary are included.
Sequence of animations shows how a waterfall creates a gorge.
A useful website to support upper KS2, perhaps for a project of their own.
Use this wonderful website from Anglia Campus to follow a river nd investigate many features of the river through text and pictures for KS2.
Information, virtual tour, history, settlement, flooding, conservation and uses. This is a lovely site with text most suited to KS2.
Information on the Ganges, Nile, Amazon - this wonderful Eloughton website also covers flood, floods, bridges and crossing rivers and data.
Pictures of rivers from the world, river features with visual glossary worksheets and lots more from this lovely Kented site.
A wonderful cyber search from ICTeachers. Ideal for upper KS2. Please check links before use.
A wonderful BBC resource for KS2 to introduce rivers.
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