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KS2 Water

Unit 1 - What is Water?

Introduction

This unit introduces the subject of water and looks at its properties and states. Water in the environment is discussed and the different stages of the water cycle are investigated. Pupils are encouraged to think about their drinking water and where it comes from.

Suggested Learning Intentions

  • Changes of state in the water cycle [Science & technology - Change Over Time]

Children will

  • Know what causes the change of water from a liquid to a solid or gas.
  • Represent diagrammatically what happens to change water to a solid or a gas.
  • Know about the changes of the state of water in the water cycle.
  • Be able to use appropriate terms to talk about the water cycle.
  • Represent diagrammatically what happens to change water to a solid or a gas
  • Be aware of the processes involved in providing us with drinking water.
  • Be aware of the processes involved in cleaning our waste water.
  • Know where their local reservoir and water works is.

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