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We have a range of teacher-friendly lesson plans for use in classrooms. Plans are aligned to the Australian Curriculum and contain a range of interactive activities including hands-on investigations and research assignments.


The Murray–Darling Basin

Year: 5 and 7
Subjects: Science and Geography

  • Presentation PPTX [9.4MB]PDF [2.52MB]
  • Teacher notes PDF [120KB] – DOCX [112KB]
  • Student worksheet PDF [180KB] – DOCX [124KB]

The water cycle

Years: 6, 7 and 8
Subjects: Science and Geography

  • Presentation PPTX [2.6MB] – PDF [1MB]
  • Teacher notes PDF [124KB] – DOCX [112KB]
  • Student worksheet PDF [988KB] – DOCX [1.82MB]

Water quality

Year: 6, 7 and 9
Subjects: Science and Geography

  • Presentation PPTX [19MB] – PDF [6.82MB]
  • Teacher notes PDF [120KB] – DOCX [112KB]
  • Student worksheet PDF [256KB] – DOCX [136KB]

Salinity

Year: 7, 8 and 9
Subjects: Science and Geography

  • Presentation PPTX [11MB] – PDF [5.87MB]
  • Teacher notes PDF [132KB] – DOCX [116KB]
  • Student worksheet PDF [516KB] – DOCX [316KB]

Running the rivers

Year: 5, 6 and 7
Subjects: Science and Geography

  • Presentation PPTX [11.5MB] – PDF [4.14MB]
  • Teacher notes PDF [124KB] – DOCX [112KB]
  • Student worksheet PDF [240KB] – DOCX [128KB]

Locks, weirs and dams

Year: 5 and 7
Subjects: Science and Geography

  • Presentation PPTX [18.4MB] – PDF [1.98MB]
  • Teacher notes PDF [124KB] – DOCX [112KB]
  • Student worksheet PDF [240KB] – DOCX [136KB]

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